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Wei 1

Name of several Chinese dynasties ruling from ad 220 to 265 and from 386 to 556.

Wei 2

(wā′) or Wei·he (-hŭ′)
A river of central China flowing about 850 km (530 mi) generally eastward through Shaanxi province to the Yellow River.
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any of several dynasties that ruled in North China, esp. one ruling A.D. 220–265 and one ruling A.D. 386–534.
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Noun1.Wei - any of several imperial dynasties of China ruling from 220 to 265 and from 386 to 556
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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He was the inseparable friend of the famous Buddhist poet and doctor, Wang Wei. He spent the first forty years of his life in acquiring knowledge, but having failed to obtain his doctor's degree, he returned to the quiet hills of his native province and dedicated his remaining years to composition.
"Kieou-he-yu (great dignitary of the state of Wei) sent a man to Khoung-tseu to know his news.
Weis officials said the company is still working through local approvals for many of the remodeling projects, so a list of affected stores was not available.
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Weis had also previously been serving as the retailer's interim CEO.
Launched in early March, the contest asked fans to create their own flavor of Weis Quality Ice Cream, Weis said.