Definition of Forbidden City in English:

Forbidden City

Syllabification: For·bid·den Cit·y
  • 1An area of Beijing, China, that contains the former imperial palaces, to which entry was forbidden to all except the members of the imperial family and their servants.
  • 2A name given to Lhasa, Tibet.

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