Definitions for xanaduˈzæn əˌdu, -ˌdyu

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Xan•a•duˈzæn əˌdu, -ˌdyu(n.)(pl.)-dus.

  1. a place of great beauty, luxury, and contentment.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of Xanadu:

S. T. Coleridge's modification, in the poem “Kubla Khan” (1797), of Xandu (17th-cent. sp.), modern Shangtu, the site of Kublai Khan's summer residence in SE Mongolia

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  1. Xanadu(ProperNoun)

    The summer capital of Kublai Khan's empire

  2. Origin: From 上都 (Shàngdū).

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