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Sichuan province (Szechuan) in southwest China, abbr. or , capital Chengdu 成都
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short name for Sichuan 四川 province / one of the Three Kingdoms 三國|三国 after the Han dynasty, also called 蜀漢|蜀汉, situated around what is now Sichuan province
indulge in pleasure and forget home and duty (idiom)
Shu Han (c. 200-263), Liu Bei's kingdom in Sichuan during the Three Kingdoms, claiming legitimacy as successor of Han
Romance of the Three Kingdoms by Luo Guanzhong 羅貫中|罗贯中, one of the Four Classic Novels of Chinese literature / a fictional account of the Three Kingdoms at the break-up of the Han around 200 AD, consistently portraying Liu Bei's Shu Han 劉備|刘备, 蜀漢|蜀汉 as virtuous heroes and Cao Cao's Wei 曹操, as tyrannical villains
Zhuge Liang (181-234), military leader and prime minister of Shu Han 蜀漢|蜀汉 during the Three Kingdoms period / the main hero of the fictional Romance of Three Kingdoms 三國演義|三国演义, where he is portrayed as a sage and military genius / mastermind
Shushan district of Hefei city 合肥市, Anhui
Liu Bei (161-223), warlord at the end of the Han dynasty and founder of the Han kingdom of Shu 蜀漢|蜀汉 (c. 200-263), later the Shu Han dynasty
Sichuan province (Szechuan) in southwest China, abbr. or , capital Chengdu 成都
Sichuan / originally two provinces of Qin and Han
brocade from Sichuan
hollyhock (Alcea rosea)
lit. Shu Han 蜀漢|蜀汉 and Cao Wei 曹魏 cannot coexist (idiom) / fig. two enemies cannot live under the same sky / (former KMT slogan against CCP) "gentlemen and thieves cannot coexist"
Sichuan / the state of Shu in Sichuan at different periods / the Shu Han dynasty (214-263) of Liu Bei 劉備|刘备 during the Three Kingdoms
lit. covet Sichuan once Gansu has been seized / fig. endless greed / insatiable desire
Suzhou embroidery, one of the four major traditional styles of Chinese embroidery (the other three being 湘繡|湘绣, 粵繡|粤绣 and 蜀繡|蜀绣)
Hunan embroidery, one of the four major traditional styles of Chinese embroidery (the other three being 蘇繡|苏绣, 粵繡|粤绣 and 蜀繡|蜀绣)
Luxor, city in Egypt (Cantonese transliteration)
Shushan district of Hefei city 合肥市, Anhui
Sichuan embroidery, one of the four major traditional styles of Chinese embroidery (the other three being 蘇繡|苏绣, 湘繡|湘绣 and 粵繡|粤绣)
the Prime Minister of Shu (i.e. Zhuge Liang 諸葛亮|诸葛亮)
marsh mallow (Althaea officinalis)
corn
Guangdong embroidery, one of the four major traditional styles of Chinese embroidery (the other three being 蘇繡|苏绣, 湘繡|湘绣 and 蜀繡|蜀绣)
lit. Sichuan dogs bark at the sun (idiom); fig. a simpleton will marvel at even the most common things / alludes to the Sichuan foggy weather where it's uncommon to see a sunny day
"he failed to complete his quest before death" (line from the poem "The Premier of Shu" 蜀相 by Du Fu 杜甫)
the Qinling plank road to Shu, a historical mountain road from Shaanxi to Sichuan
mountains and rivers of Sichuan (idiom)


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