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Great Wall of China


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  • proper n. An ancient Chinese fortification, almost 4,000 miles long, originally designed to protect China from the Mongols.

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  • n. a fortification 1,500 miles long built across northern China in the 3rd century BC; it averages 6 meters in width


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  • To say the Left Behind books are badly written is like saying the Great Wall of China is long.

    Rapture Ready!

  • PILGRIM: We are going back in history to call up the Great Wall of China into this debate.

    CNN Transcript Dec 23, 2005


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