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life; age; generation; era; world; lifetime
 
outside; in addition; foreign; external
simp. and trad.
(世外桃源)
桃源
Literally: “the Peach Source outside the world”.
 
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Based on The Peach Blossom Spring (桃花源記) by Tao Yuanming (陶淵明).

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世外桃源

  1. The Peach Blossom Land; Shangri-La; Arcadia; lotus land; utopia; unexpectedly fantastic place off the beaten path, usually an unspoiled wilderness of great beauty; land of idyllic beauty; fictitious land of peace; heaven of peace and happiness; retreat away from the turmoil of the world; place for taking refuge

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