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长乐宫

ChineseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Literally: Palace of Eternal Joy

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

长乐宫

  1. (archaic) Changle Palace (a Han Dynasty palace which was located in the ancient city of Chang'an)
  2. (archaic) Changle Palace (a Han Dynasty palace which was located in Luoyang)

Usage notesEdit

By the Eastern Han Dynasty, the name of Changle Palace in Chang'an was changed to Yongle Palace (永乐宫), and became the official residence of the empress dowager.