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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high quality porcelain originally made only in China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

References in classic literature ?
You know, as well as I do, he is going to China to make his fortune.
The king of China was extremely indignant with his daughter and replied: "You have lost your senses and you must be treated accordingly.
To put one telephone in China to every hundred people will mean an outlay of three hundred million dollars.
It was his opinion, also, that a settlement on this extremity of America would disclose new sources of trade, promote many useful discoveries, and open a more direct communication with China and the English settlements in the East Indies, than that by the Cape of Good Hope or the Straits of Magellan.
And, strangest of all, these people were all made of china, even to their clothes, and were so small that the tallest of them was no higher than Dorothy's knee.
But in 200 years' time it is more than probable that that dog will be dug up from somewhere or other, minus its legs, and with its tail broken, and will be sold for old china, and put in a glass cabinet.
For a while she had stood beside Sonya while the china was being packed and tried to help, but soon gave it up and went to her room to pack her own things.
The girls were too nervous to find words, and neither the ancient ladies nor the china dogs seemed conversationally inclined.
The China of our own making," the Prince declared, a note of tense enthusiasm creeping into his tone,--"China recreated after its great lapse of a thousand years.
It was in the year 1976 that the trouble between the world and China reached its culmination.
Arrived within a few steps of the entrance, he stopped again, attracted by an open cabinet of Italian workmanship, filled with rare old china.
THROUGH massacres of each other's citizens China and the United States had been four times plunged into devastating wars, when, in the year 1994, arose a Philosopher in Madagascar, who laid before the Governments of the two distracted countries the following MODUS VIVENDI:
Aunt Plenty had even allowed Rose to rummage in her great china closet a spicy retreat, rich in all the "goodies" that children love; but Rose seemed to care little for these toothsome temptations; and when that hope failed, Aunt Plenty gave up in despair.
Above each card-table stood a magnificent china bowl placed on a gilt and carved bracket fixed to the wall.
The way China stopped the general use of opium was by stopping the cultivation and importation of opium.