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Xuanwumen (simplified Chinese :宣武门; traditional Chinese :宣武門; pinyin :Xuānwǔmén; Manchu:ᡥᠣᡵᠣᠨ
ᡩᡠᡴᠠ;Möllendorff:horon be algimbure duka ;lit.the gate of military might}});Möllendorff:tob dergi duka; lit. "Gate of the declaration of power"), was a gate in Beijing's former city wall. In the 1960s, the gate was torn down during the construction of the city's subway. Today, Xuanwumen is a transport node in Beijing as well as the location of Xuanwumen Station on Line 2 and Line 4 of the Beijing Subway.
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Xuanwumen or Xuanwu Gate may refer to:
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Xuanwumen Station may refer to:
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