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Wuhou district of Chengdu city 成都市, Sichuan
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surname Hou
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marquis, second of the five orders of ancient Chinese nobility 五等爵位 / nobleman or high official
Wuhou district of Chengdu city 成都市, Sichuan
feudal vassal / feudal princes, esp. the monarchs (dukes or princes) of the several vassal states 諸侯國|诸侯国 of Zhou during Western Zhou and Spring and Autumn periods 11th-5th century BC / subordinate warlord / local official
Houma, county-level city in Linfen 臨汾|临汾, Shanxi
memorial hall to Zhuge Liang 諸葛亮|诸葛亮 (many of them in different town) / refers to tourist attraction in Chengdu 成都
Minhou county in Fuzhou 福州, Fujian
aristocracy
noble house
Minhou county in Fuzhou 福州, Fujian
vassal state
marquis
Husain or Hussein (name) / Hussein (c. 626-680), Muslim leader whose martyrdom is commemorated at Ashura / Saddam Hussein al Tikriti (1937-2006), dictator of Iraq 1979-2003
(expr.) hold the feudal overlord and you control his vassals
Marquis (highest Han dynasty ducal title meaning lord of 10,000 households) / high nobles
rebellion against Liang of the Southern Dynasties 南朝梁 in 548
lit. the gate of a noble house is like the sea / there is a wide gap between the nobility and the common people (idiom)
hereditary title bestowed on Confucius' descendants
steal a hook and they hang you, steal the whole country and they make you a prince (idiom, from Daoist classic Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子)
erroneous variant of 症候群, syndrome
Saddam Hussein
the winners become princes and marquises; the losers are vilified as bandits (idiom) / history is written by the victors
steal the whole country and they make you a prince, steal a hook and they hang you (idiom, from Daoist classic Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子)
aristocracy
duke (old) / nobleman / gentry
Houma, county-level city in Linfen 臨汾|临汾, Shanxi


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