Definition of Singan
1. Noun. A city of central China; capital of ancient Chinese empire 221-206 BC.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Cathay, China, Communist China, Mainland China, People's Republic Of China, Prc, Red China
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Literary usage of Singan
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Chinese Central Asia: A Ride to Little Tibet by Henry Lansdell (1893)
"... whilst on his return to singan-fu, the capital of his own country, in 645, he must have found a Church and Christian missionaries, who had arrived there ..."
2. Chinese Central Asia: A Ride to Little Tibet by Henry Lansdell (1894)
"... we are led to believe, for more than a century, if not so early as 411 ; whilst on his return to singan-fu, the capital of his own country, in 645, ..."
3. The Chinese Repository edited by Elijah Coleman Bridgman, Samuel Wells Willaims (1845)
"1625, in or near the city of singan, the metropolis of the province of Shensi, and once the capital of the empire. The city is situated on the river Wei, ..."