Definition of Han in English:

Han

Syllabification: Han
  • 1The Chinese dynasty that ruled from 206 bc until ad 220 with only a brief interruption. During this period Chinese rule was extended over Mongolia, Confucianism was recognized as the state philosophy, and detailed historical records were kept.
  • 2The dominant ethnic group in China.

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