上國

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Chinese[edit]

 
up; on; on top
up; on; on top; upon; first; previous or last; upper; higher; above; previous; to climb; to go into; to go up
country; state; nation
trad. (上國)
simp. (上国)

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Noun[edit]

上國

  1. (historical, as termed by vassal states) royal court; imperial court; imperial household; imperial government
  2. (literary) capital city; the capital
  3. (historical, Spring and Autumn period) vassal states of the Central Plain
  4. (literary) region west of the capital

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