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- proper n. Shortened form of the Great Wall of China.
- proper n. Either of two identified areas containing hundreds of galaxies.
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Mr. Van Paasschen: We opened the Sheraton Great Wall in Beijing in 1985 and it was the first Western-branded hotel in China.
Fr.D. Parennin then induced him to consent to a map of the Great Wall of China.
We also took the children to see where the Great Wall rises out of the sea and statts its meandering trip across the north of China for 2,000-plus miles.
Or was it, first to last, an engineering project that made the Great Pyramid and the Great Wall look like a game of Pick-Up Sticks?
It has since become one of the legends of spaceflight that there are only two man-made objects on Earth that can be seen from outer space—the Great Wall of China and the gigantic Fort Peck Dam in Montana.