西垂

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 西
trad. 西
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Etymology[edit]

From Chinese 西 ("western") + ("marchlands"), from its status at the western periphery of Zhou civilization and power

Proper noun[edit]

西垂 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin Xīchuí)

  1. (historical) Xichui, a fief of Zhou China, held by the ancestors of the future dukes of Qin
  2. (historical) Xichui, its seat at the site of present-day Lixian in Gansu

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