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- A Chinese dynasty (1279-1368) established by the Mongolian ruler Kublai Khan at Peking (Beijing). It was superseded by the Ming dynasty.
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- proper n. The imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368.
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- n. the basic unit of money in China
- n. the imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368
Chinese (Mandarin) Yuán, after the phrase dà zāi qián yuán, how large the heaven is, from yuán, primary, first.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)