moon gate


moon gate
noun
: a circular opening used in Chinese architecture to afford passage through a wall

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(in Chinese architecture) a circular gateway in a wall.

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moon gate noun
A circular opening in a wall serving as a gateway, esp in Chinese architecture
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Main Entry:moon

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(also moongate) n. (in China) a circular gateway in a wall

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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