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China (China) (search for this): entry cathay
Cathay, The old name of China, so called by the Venetian traveller Marco Polo, who, in the employ of the Khan of Tartary, visited it early in the thirteenth century. It was the land Columbus expected to find by sailing westward from Spain.
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Cathay, The old name of China, so called by the Venetian traveller Marco Polo, who, in the employ of the Khan of Tartary, visited it early in the thirteenth century. It was the land Columbus expected to find by sailing westward from Spain.