Meaning of 蜀

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Pinyin: shǔ
English Definition: short name for Sichuan 四川 province; one of the Three Kingdoms 三国 after the Han dynasty, also called 蜀汉 , situated around what is now Sichuan province
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蜀汉 shǔ hàn Shu Han (c. 200-263), Liu Bei's kingdom in Sichuan during the Three Kingdoms, claiming legitimacy as successor of Han
玉蜀黍 shǔ shǔ corn
乐不思蜀 shǔ indulge in pleasure and forget home and duty (idiom)
得陇望蜀 lǒng wàng shǔ lit. covet Sichuan once Gansu has been seized; fig. endless greed; insatiable desire
巴山蜀水 shān shǔ shuǐ mountains and rivers of Sichuan (idiom)
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Example Sentences
The book Shu Dialect pioneers and plays great and profound influence on the research on Chinese dialects.
These cultural remains are generally the same in appearance, which constitutes the "Shu culture"-a regional cultural system.
"General, I saw Shu banners where the hills dip," he replied. "Fearing ambush, I summoned you back.
Libing, a governor of Shu in the Qin state, created the system.
It is no wonder that Jiuzhaigou is a stunning fresh picture of landscapes in Sichuan Province!