China

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Synonyms for China

Synonyms for China

a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia

high quality porcelain originally made only in China

a government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the Communists led by Mao Zedong

dishware made of high quality porcelain

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After several tasting lots of ice cream sent to the Celestial Empire in August 2017, his regular supplies from Lipetsk to Chinese chain stores began.
The entry on `kowtow' -- the physical abasement of a tributary ruler before the Emperor of China -- notes that it involved three kneelings and nine prostrations and observes laconically that `This was not popular with the European envoys who visited the court of the Celestial Empire.
However, by far the most spectacular and ironical case is provided by the Celestial Empire, ruled from 1644 till its collapse less than 90 years ago by a Manchu (and also Manchu-speaking dynasty).
In a statement concerning why Serbia needs Kosovo, Momcilo Trajkovic, the movement's President, says: "The Kosovo covenant - the choice of freedom in the celestial empire instead of slavery in the temporal - is still one of the most important ideals which imbue the Serbian people.