梨園

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 梨园
trad.

Etymology[edit]

Literally: Pear Garden

Pear Garden was the name of the first known royal acting and musical academy in China. Later on, it came to refer to opera troops in general.

Proper noun[edit]

梨園 (traditional, Pinyin Líyuán, simplified 梨园)

  1. (archaic) Pear Garden
  2. (archaic) opera troop

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