代州

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Chinese[edit]

 
substitute; replace; generation; dynasty; geological era; era; age; period
 
province; prefecture; state; county
simp. and trad.
(代州)
Wikipedia has articles on:
代州 (Written Standard Chinese?)
Dai Prefecture (English)
Dai County (English)

Etymology[edit]

After the former Dai Commandery (代郡) which it replaced.

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

代州

  1. (historical) Dai Prefecture (a former prefecture of imperial China, located in present-day northeastern Shanxi)
  2. (historical) Daizhou (the prefectural seat, eventually located in present-day Daixian, Shanxi)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (prefectural seat): 雁門雁门 (Yànmén) (as seat of Yanmen Commandery); 代縣代县 (Dàixiàn) (as seat of Dai County)