中山裝

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 中山装
trad. 中山

Etymology[edit]

中山 (an alias of Sun Yat-sen's) (suit)

This type of suit was originally worn by Sun Yat-sen, and as such is still named after him in Chinese. In English, it was named after Mao, because it became so closely associated with Mao in the Western imagination.

Noun[edit]

中山裝 (traditional, Pinyin Zhōngshān zhuāng, simplified 中山装)

  1. Mao suit

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