American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of southeast China northwest of Guangzhou. The original city dates back to the sixth century A.D. Population: 513,000.
- n. A city in the Guangxi province of China
- From Mandarin 桂林 (Guìlín), from 桂 (guì, "laurel") + 林 (lín, "tree") (Wiktionary)
“In our last entry i described the town as a shithole. while this statement remains factually correct, it deserves a footnote. guilin is a shithole, but they have a kickass light show at night that's so cool it almost redeems the place. i won't go into detail but u can see from the pics that some chinamen dropped some acid and got crazy with the river in Guilin.”
“In this one, a college student visiting Qixing Park in Guilin, a popular tourist town in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China, deiced that the panda there was just so cute, he had to give it a cuddle.”
“Song historians conclude, "The Tang was ended by Huang Chao, but the disaster originated in Guilin" (Tang wang yu huang chao, er huo jiyu guilin) .92 Chen Yinke, a well-known scholar on Tang China, has demonstrated the interplay between foreign peoples (waizu) and internal administration (neizheng) by citing the Nanzhao case and the above statement by Song historians; 93 Xia Guangnan has stated that Nanzhao was the most important reason for Tang China's collapse; 94 Backus thinks that the conclusion in XTS was exaggerated and distorted, but his comments are problematic.”
“This company just happened to have a $1.2 million contract with Haohua South China (Guilin) Rubber Company — based, you guessed it, in China — to produce a very similar piece of equipment.”
“I rode a long distance bus in China from Guilin to Nanning — about three hundred mile.”
“It flows by Guilin, Yangshuo as well as Pingle, down into the Xi Jiang.”
“Anyway quite fast after arriving to HK we done the quick preference to go at the back of to the Mainland China to take an overnight sight to Guilin.”
“Yangshuo is nearby Guilin as well as its often quoted to be partial of Guilin.”
“There are essentially trustworthy people as well as pessimistic/cynical worldview is bad for you. we met the chairman (my friend Mike Lu) in the Guilin railway hire which for the little reason we devoted sufficient to negotiate my whole travel skeleton there.”
“My revisit involves the cities of Guilin as well as Yangshuo so the bit some-more about them also.”
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