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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A Chinese dynasty that ruled from 557 to 589.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Anatidae.
  • proper n. A surname. of Chinese origin (Simplified Chinese: 陈, Traditional Chinese: 陳; pinyin: Chén).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a wild goose having white adult plumage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of Anserinæ; the snow-geese.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. wild goose having white adult plumage

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