Great Wall

geographical name
variants: or Great Wall of China

Definition of Great Wall

system of defensive walls in northern China built over a two thousand year stretch and extending approximately 1500 miles (2400 kilometers) from Gansu Province to Bo Hai

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Great Wall? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!