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Hebo, OR -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Oregon
Population (2000): 231
Housing Units (2000): 123
Land area (2000): 1.629296 sq. miles (4.219857 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.629296 sq. miles (4.219857 sq. km)
FIPS code: 33100
Located within: Oregon (OR), FIPS 41
Location: 45.227072 N, 123.858371 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 97122
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Hebo, OR

Hebo is the god of the Yellow River. The Yellow River (Huang He) is one of the world's major rivers and a river of great cultural importance in China. This is reflected in Chinese mythology by the tales surrounding the deity Hebo. The name, Hebo, means "Lord of the River", in this case "the River" referring to the main river of Northern China, the Huang He, or Yellow River, which takes its name from the vast amount of yellowish silt from the Loess plateau through which much of the river flows. However, the descriptive term, Hebo, is not this deity's only name, and worship is geographically widespread. Some of the character ascribed to Hebo is related to the character of the Yellow River itself: a river which has been described as one of China's greatest assets as well as one of the greatest sources of sorrow. Some of the worlds greatest floods accompanied by tragic and stupendous loss of human life have been due to the Yellow River overflowing its banks, and even shifting course and establishing a new river bed. The Yellow River has also been one of the major agricultural sources for irrigation of farms which have provided for the dietary needs of the population at least from the cradle of Chinese civilization through the present day. To some extent, the deity Hebo is a personification of the character of this river. However, Hebo has also had an important role in the history of religious worship in China (especially North China), and also having a more general function in terms of Chinese culture, including literature and poetry.

Hebo (disambiguation)

Hebo may refer to:

  • Hebo, the god of the Yellow River
  • Hebo, Oregon, Oregonian town
  • Mount Hebo, Oregonian mountain
  • Wang Hebo, Chinese politician
  • Hebophilia, alternative spelling of hebephilia

Usage examples of "hebo".

Which made it a lot easier for them to adapt to other planets than it was for humans with their long circadian rhythms, Hebo thought for perhaps the thousandth time.

Not that you don’t have mighty good-looking muscles yourself,” Hebo purred.

When Hebo returned from the river, the anthropard had said wryly, “I wondered whether you would prefer I rest elsewhere,” which hadn’t helped.

Well, Hebo thought, I suppose they’re working on it yet, and maybe getting nowhere.

When Hebo came down from his room casually dressed for a drink before dinner, he was shown to a covered deck open to the breezes and the sight of sea and cliffs.

When Hebo explained why he had come back, Okuma assured him, “I am certain you will be well treated at the clinic, not merely with competence but with consideration, sympathy, and, yes, warmth.

When at last Hebo said goodnight and returned to his room, he could have had whatever virtual surroundings he wanted.

Each time he came to Earth and found it more strange than before, Hebo had wondered if he might already have been escaping, way back then.

Stepping in and seeing the customers, Hebo felt distinctly underdressed.

He stood unsmiling as Romon introduced him: “Captain Torben Hebo, I’d like you to meet Dr.

And parts of the story are still untold, Hebo thought, not for the first time.

The old saw had escaped Hebo without forethought, as old saws were apt to do.

The bitterness in his tone made Hebo wonder aloud: “Who’re you afraid would benefit, besides us?

Hey, better lighten the atmosphere, or I’ll have wasted an evening that looked promising yesterday, Hebo thought.

After a silence too full of the thrum and whine of their passage, Hebo said, “I’ve got to admit the problem today isn’t clear to me.