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|ten thousand; a great number; Wan (surname)||
ride; mount; make use of; take advantage of; multiply; to avail of; to ride
- In the Zhou Dynasty, a system was enacted whereby the emperor would be allotted a 1,000 li plot of land, along with a fleet of 10,000 chariots (萬乘). Later on, the term 萬乘 came to refer to the emperor.