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Cathayʹ

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China, or rather Tartary, the capital of which was Albracʹca, according to Orlando Furioso. It was called Khitaʹi by the Tartars, and China was first entered by Europeans in the Middle Ages from the side of Tartary.

Better fifty years of Europe than a cycle of Cathay.” Tennyson: Locksley Hall.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Cathari
Catharine
Catharine (Knights of St)
Catharine of Russia
Catharine Theot (1725–1795)
Catharine Wheel (A)
Catharine Wheels
Catharine-wheel Politicians
Catharine-wheel Republics
Catharists
Cathay
Cathedræ Molles (Latin)
Cathedrals of the Old Foundation
Catherans
Catherine
Catholic (The)
Catholic Association (The)
Catholic Church (The)
Catholic Emancipation Act (The)
Catholic Epistles (The)
Catholic King (The)

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