1. [ noun ] (architecture,Chinese) a wall in northern China built for defensive purposes during the 3rd century BC; 1,500 miles long and averaging 6 meters wide
Synonyms: great_wall
Related terms: wall China
2. [ noun ] (military) a fortification 1,500 miles long built across northern China in the 3rd century BC; is 1,500 miles long and averages 6 meters in width
Synonyms: great_wall Chinese_Wall
Related terms: rampart China