HyperDic: silk_road

English > 1 sense of the expression Silk Road:
NOUNlocationSilk Roadan ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean (4,000 miles)
English > Silk Road: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningAn ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean (4,000 miles); followed by Marco Polo in the 13th century to reach Cathay.
Instance oftrade routeA route followed by traders (usually in caravans)
PartsGansu, Kansu, Gansu provinceA province in north-central China
Spanishruta de la seda
Catalanruta de la seda

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