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 (Chinese: 中国; pinyin: Zhōngguó), officially the People's Republic of China (PRC; Chinese: 中华人民共和国; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó), is a country...
- The earliest known written records of the history of China date from as early as 1250 BC, from the Shang dynasty (c. 1600–1046 BC), during the king Wu...
- Chinese can refer to: Something of, from, or related to China Chinese people, people of Chinese nationality, citizenship, or ethnicity Zhonghua minzu...
- 24°N 121°E / 24°N 121°E / 24; 121 Taiwan (Chinese: 臺灣/台灣; pinyin: Táiwān), officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a country in East Asia. Neighbouring...
- Geography and climates of China China is a country located in East Asia bordering fourteen other countries, including Mongolia to the north; Kazakhstan...
- The South China Sea is a marginal sea of the Western Pacific Ocean. It is bounded in the north by the s****s of South China (hence the name), in the west...
- The Republic of China (ROC), commonly known as China, was a sovereign state based in mainland China between 1912 and 1949, prior to the relocation of...
- On China is a 2011 non-fiction book by Henry Kissinger, former United States Secretary of State. Kissinger, one of the most famous diplomats of the 20th...
- Republic of China, described as socialism with Chinese characteristics since the 12th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in 1982, is a...
- demographics of China demonstrate a large po****tion with a relatively small youth component, partially a result of China's one-child policy. China's po****tion...
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