moon gate


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moon′ gate`


n.
(in Chinese architecture) a circular gateway in a wall.
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A bronze Moon Gate marks the entrance, and eight hand-carved dragon columns stand sentry.
A broad cobbled path led through a big moon gate - an exact copy of the original - and within the jungle ahead towered stone columns, appearing through the tropical plants.
A broad cobbled path led through a big moon gate - a replica of the original - and within the jungle ahead towered huge stone columns, appearing through the tropical planting.
The central dining salon features a grand liquor case in the shape of a Moon Gate, surrounded by warm wood elements and pops of red.
As guests walk up the stairs to the second floor, they are greeted by a large Moon Gate that previews the Great Wall of Chocolate.
Meanwhile the barn, converted in 1992, has a stunning appearance highlighted by a large sculptural wedge incorporating a moon gate, an impressive glazed entrance with huge sliding door and cleverly divided interior with spaces linked by a reconstituted stone route.
Moon Gate, second over an extra furlong on his debut at the track, and Brown Brit, third in a conditions event over five furlongs on May 20, look the pick of Magnitudo's nine opponents.
The huge circle was designed to represent unity and the Moon Gate, a common theme in Chinese gardens, because the Chinese believe the sky is round and the earth square.
Her shrieks intensified, the sheets reddened like the sun sinking in the moon gate, and all the neighbourhood children gathered around to watch, shouting first from the thrill of discovery, and then from terror.
Expert tip: It is said that a moon gate brings good luck to all who pass through - so maybe put a wishing well nearby.