Definition of China. Meaning of China. Synonyms of China

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Definition of China

China
China Chi"na, n. 1. A country in Eastern Asia. 2. China ware, which is the modern popular term for porcelain. See Porcelain. China aster (Bot.), a well-known garden flower and plant. See Aster. China bean. See under Bean, 1. China clay See Kaolin. China grass, Same as Ramie. China ink. See India ink. China pink (Bot.), an anual or biennial species of Dianthus (D. Chiensis) having variously colored single or double flowers; Indian pink. China root (Med.), the rootstock of a species of Smilax (S. China, from the East Indies; -- formerly much esteemed for the purposes that sarsaparilla is now used for. Also the galanga root (from Alpinia Gallanga and Alpinia officinarum). China rose. (Bot.) (a) A popular name for several free-blooming varieties of rose derived from the Rosa Indica, and perhaps other species. (b) A flowering hothouse plant (Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis) of the Mallow family, common in the gardens of China and the east Indies. China shop, a shop or store for the sale of China ware or of crockery. China ware, porcelain; -- so called in the 17th century because brought from the far East, and differing from the pottery made in Europe at that time; also, loosely, crockery in general. Pride of China, China tree. (Bot.) See Azedarach.

Meaning of China from wikipedia

- China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a po****tion...
- Written records of the history of China date from as early as 1500 BC, from the Shang dynasty (c. 1600–1046 BC). Ancient historical texts such as the...
- The Four Symbols (Chinese: 四象; pinyin: Sì Xiàng, literally meaning "four symbols") are four mythological creatures in the Chinese constellations. They...
- Indochina, originally Indo-China, is a geographical term originating in the early nineteenth century and referring to the continental portion of the region...
- in the UK and 9,000 in mainland China and Hong Kong. KPMG's global deputy chairman predicted that headcount in China would overtake that of the UK by...
- officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a partially recognised state in East Asia. Its neighbors include the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the west,...
- Color in Chinese culture refers to the certain values that Chinese culture attaches to colors, like which colors are considered au****ious (吉利) or inau****ious...
- In Chinese and other East Asian and Southeast Asian societies, a red envelope, red packet, lai see (Cantonese), âng-pau (Hokkien) or hóngbāo (Mandarin)...
- The Republic of China was a sovereign state in East Asia, that occupied the territories of modern China, and for part of its history Mongolia and Taiwan...
- the Chinese-Indian Film Forum, and the film's press conference. The Chinese-Indian Film Forum, held by CCTV, was attended by a number of Chinese directors...