西垂

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Chinese[edit]

west
 
to hang (down); droop; dangle; bend down; hand down; bequeath; nearly; almost; to approach
simp. and trad.
(西垂)
西
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Etymology[edit]

From Chinese 西 ("western") + ("marchlands"), from its status at the western periphery of Zhou civilization and power

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Proper noun[edit]

西垂

  1. (historical) Xichui, a fief of Zhou China, held by the ancestors of the future dukes of Qin
  2. (historical) Xichui, its seat at the site of present-day Lixian in Gansu

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