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English Dictionary: Cathay by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Cathay
n
  1. a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
    Synonym(s): China, People's Republic of China, mainland China, Communist China, Red China, PRC, Cathay
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Cathay \Ca*thay"\, n.
      China; -- an old name for the Celestial Empire, said have
      been introduced by Marco Polo and to be a corruption of the
      Tartar name for North China (Khitai, the country of the
      Khitans.)
  
               Better fifty years of Europe than a cycle of Cathay.
                                                                              --Tennyson.

From U.S. Gazetteer (1990) [gazetteer]:
   Cathay, ND (city, FIPS 12820)
      Location: 47.55393 N, 99.41101 W
      Population (1990): 54 (36 housing units)
      Area: 0.5 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)
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