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Noun: Forbidden City
  1. A walled section of Beijing that encloses the palace that was formerly the residence of the emperor of China
     
  2. The sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers
    - Lhasa, Lassa, capital of Tibet

Type of: national capital, section

Part of: Beijing, capital of Red China, Peiping, Peking, Sitsang, Thibet, Tibet, Xizang

Encyclopedia: Forbidden City, China