Dictionary content from CC-CEDICT De keizer is ver weg - boek met wilde avonturen in China

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the state of Chu, one of the most important of the small states contending for power in China between 770 and 223 BC, located around present-day Hubei

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chaste tree or berry (Vitex agnus-castus) / alternative name for the Zhou Dynasty state of Chu 楚國|楚国
melodies of the elite in the state of Chu 楚國|楚国 / highbrow art and literature
folk songs of the state of Chu 楚國|楚国 / popular art forms (cf. 陽春白雪|阳春白雪, highbrow art forms)

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