Definition of Huang He

1. Noun. A major river of Asia in northern China; flows generally eastward into the Yellow Sea; carries large quantities of yellow silt to its delta.

Exact synonyms: Hwang Ho, Yellow River
Group relationships: Cathay, China, Communist China, Mainland China, People's Republic Of China, Prc, Red China
Generic synonyms: River

Definition of Huang He

1. Proper noun. (rivers) A river of northern China which flows for 5,463 km (3,000 miles) to the Yellow Sea. ¹

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Literary usage of Huang He

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Daily Geography Practice by Sandi Johnson (2004)
"Huang He (Yellow) River 2. Volga River Friday 1. Missouri-Mississippi River System 2. Lake Itasca in northern Minnesota is the source, and the mouth is ..."

2. A Chinese Biographical Dictionary by Herbert Allen Giles (1898)
"Second son of Mu-jung Huang. He was a handsome, intelligent boy, 8ft. 2 in. in height, fond of books, and with a turn both for civil and military affairs. ..."

3. The Gospel in All Lands by Missionary Society, Methodist Episcopal Church (1902)
"The chapel keeper, Liu Ming-ch'in, was taken by them and bound to a pillar at the temple of Yii Huang. He kept preaching to them after he was bound there, ..."

4. Detained in China and Tibet: A Directory of Political and Religious Prisoners by Robin Munro, Mickey Spiegel, Asia Watch Committee (U.S.) (1994)
"During this period, Zheng founded and became deputy editor of the literary review Huang He (Yellow River). • ZHAO Yiqiang - see p. ..."

5. Life Among the Chinese: With Characteristic Sketches and Incidents of by Robert Samuel Maclay (1861)
"His jacket was < ching ho,' (first-rate) ; he was 'ting huang he,' (greatly delighted,^ These new things were < foe chay,' (a splendid affair,) and < Jacket ..."

6. The Great Wall of China by William Edgar Geil (1909)
"Who doesn't know the Mound of Chin Shih Huang ? He has a bad reputation. There is no monument." Mr. Ch'en said the outer encompassing wall of the Mound ..."

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