Han dynasty

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Noun1.Han dynasty - imperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time from 206 BC to AD 220) and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracyHan dynasty - imperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time from 206 BC to AD 220) and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracy; remembered as one of the great eras of Chinese civilization
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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These included: Qin, West Han, West Jin, former Zhao, former Qin, late Qin, West Wei, North Zhou, Sui and Tang, Dynasties and lasted for 1180 years in all.
The tombs are believed to be from the middle and late West Han Dynasty (206 B.C.- 24 A.D.) and middle Tang Dynasty (618-907).
A form of football, known as 'Cuju' originated in the Shangdong Province of Linzi during the West Han dynasty (206BC-220AD).

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