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中山裝

ChineseEdit

an alias of Sun Yat-sen's
 
to dress up; costume; to pretend to be; to pack; to load; to install
trad. (中山裝) 中山
simp. (中山装) 中山

EtymologyEdit

中山 (an alias of Sun Yat-sen's) (suit)

This type of suit was originally worn by Sun Yat-sen, and as such is still named after him in Chinese. In English, it was named after Mao, because it became so closely associated with Mao in the Western imagination.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

中山裝

  1. Mao suit

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