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  *桂* | 桂* | *桂
surname Gui / abbr. for Guangxi Autonomous Region 廣西壯族自治區|广西壮族自治区
  *桂* | 桂* | *桂
cassia / laurel
Chinese cinnamon (Cinnamomum cassia)
see 肉桂
Wu Sangui (1612-1678), Chinese general who let the Manchus into China and helped them establish the Qing Dynasty, later leading a revolt against Qing in an effort to start his own dynasty
orange osmanthus
laurel (Laurus nobilis) / bay tree / bay leaf
Chinese cinnamon (Cinnamomum cassia) / also written 肉桂
to win the laurels / to pass an imperial examination / to win a championship
see 桂皮, Chinese cinnamon
Lingui county in Guilin 桂林, Guangxi
Yi Seong-gye (1335-1408), founder and first king of Korean Yi dynasty (1392-1910)
lit. plucking a branch of osmanthus from the Toad Palace (i.e. the moon) / fig. to succeed in the imperial examination
food is more precious than jade and firewood more expensive than cassia (idiom) / the cost of living is very high

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