Definitions

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

  • A city of eastern China at the head of Hangzhou Bay, an inlet of the East China Sea. Founded in 606, the city was the capital of a powerful kingdom from 907 to 960. It was later described by Marco Polo as one of the finest and noblest cities in the world. Today it is a modern industrial center and the capital of Zhejiang province. Population: 1,930,000.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A large city in China, capital of Zhejiang province.

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

  • n. a city of eastern China on Hangzhou Bay; regarded by Marco Polo as the finest city in the world

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.