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Wuhou district of Chengdu city 成都市, Sichuan
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  *侯* | 侯* | *侯
surname Hou
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  *侯* | 侯* | *侯
marquis, second of the five orders of ancient Chinese nobility 五等爵位 / nobleman or high official
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
aristocracy
(expr.) hold the feudal overlord and you control his vassals
Marquis (highest Han dynasty ducal title meaning lord of 10,000 households) / high nobles
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)
duke (old) / nobleman / gentry


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