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; lit. "Central State"), officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a country in East Asia and the world's...
- Chinese can refer to: Something of, from, or related to China Chinese people, people of Chinese nationality, citizenship, or one of several Chinese ethnicities...
- officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia. Neighbouring states include the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the west, ****an to...
- Geography and climates of China China has great physical diversity. The eastern plains and southern coasts of the country consist of fertile lowlands...
- The flora of China is diverse. More than 30,000 plant species are native to China, representing nearly one-eighth of the world's total plant species, including...
- "Chinese Taipei" is the name for Taiwan designated in the Nagoya Resolution whereby the Republic of China (ROC) and the People's Republic of China (PRC)...
- 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...
- affiliation. Han Chinese, the largest ethnic group in China, at about 92% of the po****tion, are often referred to as "Chinese" or "ethnic Chinese" in English...
- East China or Eastern China (simplified Chinese: 华东; traditional Chinese: 華東; pinyin: Huádōng) is a geographical and a loosely defined cultural region...
- Northeast China, also known by other names, is a geographical region of China. It usually corresponds specifically to the three provinces of Liaoning...
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