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Mazu

See also: mazu, mažu, Māzǔ, and mažų

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Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Mandarin 媽祖妈祖 (Māzǔ).

Proper nounEdit

Mazu

  1. A Chinese sea goddess, the deified form of Lin Moniang, a medieval Fujianese girl who became revered as a sea goddess and, since the Qing dynasty, especially in Taiwan, more generally as the primary goddess of Heaven.
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Mandarin 馬祖马祖 (Mǎzǔ).

Proper nounEdit

Mazu

  1. Alternative form of Matsu (archipelago).
  2. The township claimed by the People's Republic of China to be administered by Lianjiang County but controlled de facto by the Republic of China.