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For·bid·den City(fər-bĭd′n, fôr-)
A walled enclosure of central Beijing, China, containing the palaces of 24 emperors in the Ming and Qing dynasties.
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1. (Placename) Lhasa, Tibet: once famed for its inaccessibility and hostility to strangers
2. (Placename) a walled section of Beijing, China, enclosing the Imperial Palace and associated buildings of the former Chinese Empire
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a walled section of Beijing, built in the 15th century, containing the imperial palace.
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|Noun||1.||Forbidden City - the sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers|
|2.||Forbidden City - a walled section of Beijing that encloses the palace that was formerly the residence of the emperor of China|
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