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天竺     Tiānzhú     the Indian subcontinent

Traditional:
Grammar: Proper Noun
Notes: A historic term used as early as the 《后汉书》 Later Book of Han (FGDB '天竺'; GDNH, p. 187; Kroll '天' 6)
Synonyms: 天笁
Related: 印度(Also known as)、天毒(Also known as)、天督(Also known as)、天笃(Also known as)、婆罗门国(Also known as)、身毒(Also known as)
Topic: History

Other senses of the word: 天竺

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