China

China

China


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  • China — • Includes history, government, education, and religion Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. China     China     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • China —    China was one of the most prominent targets of Protestant missionary activity in the 19th century, though progress was slow for many decades. The first missionary, Robert Morrison (1782 1834), was a British Presbyterian minister commissioned… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • China — Chi na, n. 1. A country in Eastern Asia. [1913 Webster] 2. China ware, which is the modern popular term for porcelain. See {Porcelain}. [1913 Webster] {China aster} (Bot.), a well known garden flower and plant. See {Aster}. {China bean}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • China — China, Sina, bei den Russen Khitai, in der officiellen Sprache der Chinesen Tschanghoa, die Blume der Mitte, oder Tai tsin kun, das Reich der reinen Herrschaft genannt, der Seelenzahl nach das erste, dem Umfange nach das zweite Reich der Erde,… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • China — u. Japan. Die Provinzen Tschi Li u. Schan Tung. Unterlauf des Pei Ho. Chinesische Kultur I …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • china — porcelain imported from China, 1570s, short for Chinaware or China dishes, from the country name (see CHINA (Cf. China)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • china — sustantivo femenino 1. Piedra pequeña generalmente redondeada: Deja de tirar chinas a los cristales de los vecinos. Espera, que se me ha metido una chinita en el zapato y tengo que quitármela. 2. Uso/registro: jergal. Pequeña cantidad de hachís:… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • China — China, der eigenthümliche Nahme eines großen Reiches in Südosten von Asien, welcher eigentlich Tschina oder Tsina lauten sollte, aber im Deutschen doch nur mit der bloßen Aspiration geschrieben und gesprochen wird. Daher der China Apfel, S.… …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • China — the largest country in eastern Asia. Population: 1,273,000,000 (2001). Capital: Beijing. China s population is the largest of any country in the world. In 1949 it became a Communist state, known as the People s Republic of China (PRC). China is… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • china — ► NOUN 1) a fine white or translucent ceramic material. 2) household objects made from china. 3) Brit. informal a friend. [ORIGIN: from rhyming slang china plate «mate».] ORIGIN from Persian, relating to China …   English terms dictionary

  • China — [chī′nə] 1. country in E Asia: before 1912, the CHINESE EMPIRE: 3,696,100 sq mi (9,572,862 sq km); pop. 1,130,511,000; cap. Beijing: officially called the People s Republic of China since 1949 2. Republic of China this country variously from 1912 …   English World dictionary

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