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 country in East Asia. With a po****tion exceeding 1.4 billion, it is the world's second-most...
- officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a country in East Asia. It is located at the junction of the East and South China Seas in the northwestern Pacific...
- The history of China spans several millennia across a wide geographical area. Each region now considered part of the Chinese world has experienced periods...
- (PLA) is the armed wing of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and the prin****l military force of the People's Republic of China. The PLA consists of four services...
- The Republic of China (ROC), or simply China, was a sovereign state based on mainland China from 1912 to 1949 prior to the government's relocation to...
- Hong Kong is a special administrative region of the People's Republic of China. With 7.4 million residents of various nationalities in a 1,104-square-kilometre...
- Chinese people are known as Zhongguoren (traditional Chinese: 中國人; simplified Chinese: 中国人) or as Huaren (traditional Chinese: 華人; simplified Chinese:...
- Fine china most often refers to: Porcelain Fine china may also refer to: Fine China (band), an American indie rock band. "Fine China" (Chris Brown song)...
- the national symbols of China. The People's Republic of China (PRC) controls all of mainland China, while the Republic of China (ROC) controls Taiwan and...
- Simplified Chinese characters are one of two standardized character sets widely used to write the Chinese language, with the other being traditional characters...