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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
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
Minhou county in Fuzhou 福州, Fujian
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
Houma county level city in Linfen 臨汾|临汾, Shanxi
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
Minhou county in Fuzhou 福州, Fujian
Houma county level city in Linfen 臨汾|临汾, Shanxi
noble house
(expr.) hold the feudal overlord and you control his vassals
marquis
vassal state
Marquis (highest Han dynasty ducal title meaning lord of 10,000 households) / high nobles
aristocracy
lit. the gate of a noble house is like the sea / there is a wide gap between the nobility and the common people (idiom)
rebellion against Liang of the Southern Dynasties 南朝梁 in 548
hereditary title bestowed on Confucius' descendants
erroneous variant of 症候群, syndrome
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)
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)
Saddam Hussein
aristocracy
duke (old) / nobleman / gentry


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