HyperDic: forbidden_city

English > 2 senses of the expression Forbidden City:
NOUNlocationForbidden City, Lhasa, Lassa, capital of Tibetthe sacred city of Lamaism
locationForbidden Citya walled section of Beijing that encloses the palace that was formerly the residence of the emperor of China
English > Forbidden City: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers.
SynonymsLhasa, Lassa, capital of Tibet
Instance ofnational capitalThe capital city of a nation
Part ofTibet, Thibet, Xizang, SitsangAn autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China
Spanishcapital del Tíbet, Lhasa
Catalancapital del Tíbet, Lhasa
English > Forbidden City: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA walled section of Beijing that encloses the palace that was formerly the residence of the emperor of China.
Instance ofsectionA distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people
Part ofBeijing, Peking, Peiping, capital of Red ChinaCapital of the People's Republic of China in the Hebei province in northeastern China

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