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Formerly:‘Guangzhou (Canton as was) is 2000 km from Beijing’
previously, earlier, earlier on, before, until now, until then, hitherto, née, once, as was, once upon a time, at one time, at an earlier time, in the past, in days gone by, back in the day, in years gone by, in times gone by, in bygone days, in times past, in former times, in earlier times, time was whenView synonyms
- ‘The three rathas (temple cars) built of various trees constructed in parts from traditional tools as was done thousands of years ago.’
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