three pagan, three Jewish, and three Christian heroes mentioned together in medieval romances, usually including Hector, Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Joshua, David, Judas Maccabaeus, Arthur, Charlemagne, and Godefroy de Bouillon.
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[ning-baw] /ˈnɪŋˈbɔ/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a seaport in E Zhejiang province, in E China. /ˈnɪŋˈpəʊ/ noun 1. a port in E China, in NE Zhejiang, on the Yung River, about 20 km (12 miles) from its mouth at Hangzhou Bay: one of the first sites of European settlement in China. Pop: 1 188 000 (2005 […]
[ning-shyuhn] /ˈnɪŋˈʃyʌn/ noun, Older Spelling. 1. .
[ning-shyah] /ˈnɪŋˈʃyɑ/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a former province in NW China, now part of Inner Mongolia. /ˈnɪŋˈʃjɑː/ noun 1. a former province of NW China: mostly included in Inner Mongolia in 1956, with the smaller part constituted as the Ningxia Hui AR in 1958 2. the former name of Yinchuan