Synonyms for forbidden-city
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- 1. Lhasa, Lassa, capital of Tibet, Forbidden City, national capital
- usage: the sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers
- 2. Forbidden City, section
- usage: a walled section of Beijing that encloses the palace that was formerly the residence of the emperor of China