Yamun

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Yamun yä′mun the office and residence of a mandarin.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Chin.

Usage

In literature:

The high mandarins procure the aid of priests of the Taoist sect at their yamuns.
"Moon Lore" by Timothy Harley
The festivities went off in the Yamun.
"Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume II" by Karl Ritter von Scherzer
Next to the Yamun is the prison, in which are confined those charged with capital offences.
"From Egypt to Japan" by Henry M. Field
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