Definition of Hwang ho

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: Huang He, Yellow River
Group relationships: Cathay, China, Communist China, Mainland China, People's Republic Of China, Prc, Red China
Generic synonyms: River



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hwang Ho

Hutu
Huws
Huxleian
Huxley
Huxley's layer
Huxley's membrane
Huxley's sheath
Huxleyan
Huya
Huygenian eyepiece
Huygens
Huygens' ocular
Huygens' principle
Huygens' principle of superposition
Huyghenian
Hwang Ho
Hx
Hyacinth
Hyacinthaceae
Hyacinthian
Hyacinthoides
Hyacinthoides nonscripta
Hyacinthus
Hyacinthus candicans
Hyacinthus orientalis
Hyacinthus orientalis albulus
Hyades
Hyaena brunnea
Hyaena hyaena
Hyaenidae

Literary usage of Hwang ho

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

1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1899)
"Nothing was to be seen of the bend of the Hwang-ho valley from this point, and there was no way along the river nor any means, such as a ferry or bridge, ..."

2. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1906)
"The journey to which reference was made in the December number led from south to north along the whole meridional section of the Hwang-ho's course between ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"(DGH) HO-NAN, a central province of China, bounded N. partly by the Hwang-ho (which it crosses to the west of Ho-nan Fu, forming an arm northwards between ..."

4. The Chinese Repository edited by Elijah Coleman Bridgman, Samuel Wells Willaims (1850)
"The name hwang ho Jlf JpJ", or Yellow river, is applied through its whole course, and on common Chinese maps it is usually painted yellow; this appellation ..."

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