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English noun: Forbidden City

1. Forbidden City (location) the sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers


Synonymscapital of Tibet, Lassa, Lhasa


Instance hypernymnational capital


Part meronymSitsang, Thibet, Tibet, Xizang

2. Forbidden City (location) a walled section of Beijing that encloses the palace that was formerly the residence of the emperor of China


Instance hypernymsection


Part meronymBeijing, capital of Red China, Peiping, Peking









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