博物院

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Chinese[edit]

every manifestation of nature; all living things; natural science courtyard; institution
simp. and trad.
(博物院)
博物

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Noun[edit]

博物院

  1. museum (Classifier: )
    故宮博物院 / 故宫博物院  ―  gùgōng bówùyuàn  ―  Palace Museum

Usage notes[edit]

Though 博物館博物馆 (bówùguǎn) and 博物院 (bówùyuàn) are both translated into English as museum, it should be noted that the former refers to a museum of any size, while the latter is usually reserved for museums built to a large scale.

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