蓬萊宮

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See also: 蓬莱宫

Chinese[edit]

Penglai palace
trad. (蓬萊宮) 蓬萊
simp. (蓬莱宫) 蓬莱

Etymology[edit]

Penglai Palace was a nickname for Daming Palace (大明宮) of the Tang Dynasty. It derived its nickname from the Penglai ponds that were located at the Palace. Because Mount Penglai also refers to a mystical land found in Chinese mythology, Penglai Palace can also be used as a nickname for a palace where celestial beings live.

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Proper noun[edit]

蓬萊宮

  1. (archaic) Penglai Palace (a nickname for Daming Palace of the Tang Dynasty)
  2. (archaic) Penglai Palace (a palace where celestial beings reside)

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