Forbidden City


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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.

Forbidden City

n
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

Forbid′den Cit′y


n.
a walled section of Beijing, built in the 15th century, containing the imperial palace.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Forbidden City - the sacred city of LamaismForbidden City - the sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers
Sitsang, Thibet, Tibet, Xizang - an autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China; located in the Himalayas
2.Forbidden City - a walled section of Beijing that encloses the palace that was formerly the residence of the emperor of China
Beijing, capital of Red China, Peiping, Peking - capital of the People's Republic of China in the Hebei province in northeastern China; 2nd largest Chinese city
Translations

Forbidden City

n the Forbidden Citydie Verbotene Stadt
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That was why it was named Forbidden City. Forbidden City Palace being most glorious palace sits in the heart of the capital city of Beijing very near to Great Tian'anmen Square reflects its splendour.
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