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PinYin sāng jiān pú shàng    Simplified 桑间濮上    Traditional 桑間濮上
  1. Sangjian by the Pu River, a place in the ancient state of Wei known for wanton behavior
  2. lovers' rendezvous

Chinese meanings
  1. sāng jiān pú shàng
    【释义】桑间在濮水之上,是古代卫国的地方。古指淫风。后也指男女幽会。
    【出处】《礼记·乐记》:“桑间濮上之音,亡国之音也。”《汉书·地理志下》:“卫地有桑间濮上之阻,男女亦亟聚会,声色生焉。”
    【用例】我弹的不是靡靡之音,我唱的也不是~之辞。(郭沫若《蔡文姬》第四幕第三场)

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