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See also: 东道主
to own; to host; master
to own; to host; master; lord; primary
Uttered by Zhu Zhiwu (燭之武), a Zheng courtier, during his negotiation with the Count Mu of Qin (秦穆公) who was laying siege to the state of Zheng. Later used idomatically as a generic term for a host.
- host (person who receives or entertains other people as guests)