Forbidden City

the palace of the Qing Dynasty, which is preserved as a museum in Beijing, China

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  • Forbidden City — Forbidden Cit|y the Forbidden City an area in Beijing, China, that is surrounded by a wall. In the past, no one except the ↑imperial (=royal) family and their servants was allowed to enter it, but it is now open to the public and a lot of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Forbidden City — Gugong redirects here. For other uses, see Gugong (disambiguation). Palace Museum redirects here. For the historical building in Stone Town, Zanzibar, see Palace Museum, Zanzibar. For other uses, see Forbidden City (disambiguation). Coordinates:… …   Wikipedia

  • Forbidden City — a walled section of Peking, built in the 15th century, containing the imperial palace and other buildings of the imperial government of China. * * * Imperial Palace complex in Beijing, containing hundreds of buildings and some 9,000 rooms. It… …   Universalium

  • Forbidden City — noun 1. the sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers • Syn: ↑Lhasa, ↑Lassa, ↑capital of Tibet • Instance Hypernyms: ↑national capital • Part Holonyms: ↑Tibet, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Forbidden City — Lhasa, Tibet …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Forbidden City — walled center of Beijing (China) which housed the Imperial palace and offices (now the site of museums) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Forbidden City — Forbid′den Cit′y n. geg why a walled section of Beijing, built in the 15th century, containing the imperial palace …   From formal English to slang

  • Forbidden City — /fəbɪdn ˈsɪti/ (say fuhbidn sitee) noun the, a walled part of Beijing, China, which encloses a group of palaces, shrines and halls used by former Chinese emperors …   Australian English dictionary

  • Forbidden City (novel) — Forbidden City is a novel by William E. Bell and tells the story of a young boy named Alex and his father, on a quest to photograph and record the events in Tiananmen Square. PlotForbidden City by William Bell is a story of action, loss and… …   Wikipedia

  • Forbidden City Cop — (Daai laap mat taam 008) est un film hongkongais réalisé par Stephen Chow et Vincent Kok, sorti en 1996. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 …   Wikipédia en Français

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