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Chinese Wall   /tʃaɪnˈiz wɔl/   Listen
Chinese Wall

noun
1.
A fortification 1,500 miles long built across northern China in the 3rd century BC; it averages 6 meters in width.  Synonyms: Great Wall, Great Wall of China.






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"Chinese Wall" Quotes from Famous Books



... to protect it, and we obtained permission to build a Chinese wall in front of it. But Bozhe moi, what that wall is costing us—already fifteen hundred roubles, and on the original ...
— A Tramp's Sketches • Stephen Graham



Words linked to "Chinese Wall" :   mainland China, Communist China, china, wall, rampart, bulwark, People's Republic of China, Red China, Cathay, Great Wall, PRC



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