Chinese deity

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Noun1.Chinese deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Chinese
deity, divinity, god, immortal - any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
antiquity - the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
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As they pass the massive replica of the Bactrian Princess statuette or the Chinese deity Guanyin, motorists can also tune in a number of radio stations to hear a 30-second display of each artwork, the museum announced in a statement sent on Wednesday.
The city in southwestern Taiwan, which boasts four temples dedicated to Yue Lao, or the Chinese deity of marriage and matchmaking, has been a tourist magnet for those hoping to find the right person or praying for a smooth relationship, said Deputy Director Tien Ling-hu of the Office of English as a Second Official Language, reports CNA.
It was during his first week there that he purchased his first Chinese deity, a porcelain statue he found in an antique shop.
After the woman had disappeared into the dusty temple Hsin-Yi Yang explained in her perfect American English, that Wang told her that the first god to be installed at the site of the present day temple was the earth god because a square stone tamer with the deeply carved likeness of this ancient and well venerated Chinese deity was originally located at a shrine (Figure 4), which stood on the location of the present Fortune Prospectus Temple.

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