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Meaning of FORBIDDEN CITY

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a walled section of Beijing that encloses the Imperial Palace that was formerly the residence of the emperor of China
  2. [n]  the sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers
 
 Synonyms: capital of Tibet, Lassa, Lhasa
 
 See Also: Beijing, capital of Red China, national capital, Peiping, Peking, section, Sitsang, Thibet, Tibet, Xizang

 

 

 

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