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Definition of the noun YAMUN

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noun - plural: yamuns

  1. [historical] An official residence provided for Chinese officials

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Google previewThe North British Review (1847)

The yamun is a large building, where the courts of justice, prisons, and offices and houses of the mandarins, and other officials, are situated. It consists of four divisions. The outermost contains the gaols, and places of confinement for short ...

Google previewThe Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art (1847)

The yamun is a large building, where the courts of justice, prisons, and offices and houses of the mandarins, and other officials, are situated. It consists of four divisions. The outermost contains the gaols, and places of confinement for short ...

Google previewThe Eclectic Magazine (1847)

Foreign Literature by John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell

The yamun is a large building, where the courts of justice, prisons, and offices and houses of the mandarins, and other officials, are situated. It consists of four divisions. The outermost contains the gaols, and places of confinement for short ...

Google previewChina (1895)

by Sir Robert Kennaway Douglas

* A yamun is an official residence. Civil Service Examination.

Google previewLittell's Living Age (1847)

by Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell

The yamun is a large building, where the courts of justice, prisons, and offices and houses of the mandarins, and other officials, are situated. It consists of four divisions. The outermost contains the gaols, and places of confinement for short ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

latest edition. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith

Rice Controller's Yamun 18. Examination Hall 14. Cathedral. 15. Emperor's Temple. A to R, Gates. more than an expanse of reddish roofs relieved by a few large trees, — two pagodas shooting up within the walk, and a five-storied tower near ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

See *yamun. yam-stick (yam'stik), n. A stick used by many primitive peoples, such as the natives of Australia, for digging roots. Also called digging-stick. The natives dig these roots with the yam-stick, an indispensable implement with them, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Asian American Folklore and Folklife (2011)

by Jonathan H. X. Lee, Kathleen M. Nadeau

The structure couldalso be a clan or familytem- ple; a scholar's refuge; an official's yamun (equivalent to an office building); or a ...

Google previewEnglish and Cantonese Dictionary (1907)

by John Chalmers, Thomas Kirkman Dealy

visitors' registry (111 a Yamun), Ж Ё ho) fong; to receive visitors, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Words Used in the East Indies, with Full Explanations (1805)

The Leading Word of Each Article Being Printed in a New Nustaleek Type, to which is Added, Mohammedan Law and Bengal Revenue Terms by Samuel Rousseau

Yamun Ligboo, (literally, a ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

by Various

Yamun, yä′mun, n. the office and residence of a mandarin. [Chin.] Yank, yangk, v.t.to carry, move with a jerk(with out, over). —n. (Scot.)ablow, buffet.—n.Yank′er (Scot.), a rap:a big lie.—adj.Yank′ing (Scot.),active:(U.S.)pulling, jerking. —n.

Google previewA Dictionary, Sanscrit and English (1819)

by Horace H. Wilson

The Yamun/F, or Jumna river. 3 Indigo. 4 Black Téari, a plant ...

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