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  1. any of several dynasties that ruled in North China, esp. one ruling a .d . 220–265 and one ruling a .d . 386–534.

    Category: Ancient History, Biography, Western History

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Wei, Wei dynasty(noun)

    any of several imperial dynasties of China ruling from 220 to 265 and from 386 to 556


  1. Wei

    The State of Wei, sometimes romanized Ngwei to distinguish it from Wey, was a Zhou Dynasty vassal state during the Warring States Period of Chinese history. Its territory lay between the states of Qin and Qi and included parts of modern day Henan, Hebei, Shanxi and Shandong. After its capital was moved from Anyi to Daliang during the reign of King Hui of Wei, Wei was also called the state of Liang.

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the watery part of milk separated from the curd (the thick part), especially in making cheese.

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