Example sentences for: dian

How can you use “dian” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The final hall of the Outer Court, the Hall of Preserving Harmony (Bao He Dian), is where emperors received China’s best students from the annual imperial examinations that determined who would enter the bureaucracy.

  • In the final hall (Wo Fo Dian) there is a 5-m (16-ft) lacquered statue of the reclining Buddha (dated 1321) about to attain nirvana.

  • The Hall of Benevolent Longevity (Renshou Dian) is where Empress Dowager Cixi received court members from her Dragon Throne (which is still in place).

  • The final major pavilion is the Hall of Imperial Peace (Jin An Dian), a Daoist temple to Xuanwu, the God of Fire.

  • One newer attraction on Lake Dian is the Yunnan Nationalities Village, an ethnic theme park exhibiting 24 minority mini-villages, probably the best such park in China.

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