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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A Chinese dynasty (589–618) that reunified China after a period of division.

Etymologies

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

[Mandarin Suí, after Suí, the fief of the dynasty's founder, Yang Jian, from Middle Chinese sɦyj.]

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