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

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

a walled section of Beijing, built in the 15th century, containing the imperial palace.
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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

Forbidden City

n the Forbidden Citydie Verbotene Stadt
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