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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high quality porcelain originally made only in China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 ?
The nurse and I managed to chase them away, but not before they had trampled down a border of pinks and lilies in the cruellest way, and made great holes in a bed of China roses, and even begun to nibble at a Jackmanni clematis that I am trying to persuade to climb up a tree trunk.
Cutter put on her brocade and went among their friends soliciting orders for painted china, saying that Mr.
Yes; and the set of breakfast china is twice as handsome as what belongs to this house.
The glorious prospect of his son's banishment to China appeared to turn his brain.
At last an embassy came from a king so rich and powerful that the King of China felt constrained to urge this suit on his daughter.
China, Japan, and France have sent delegations to New York City --"the Mecca of telephone men," to learn the art of telephony in its highest development.
Then, brother," I replied, "you can return to your China, post haste or at whatever haste you are bound to go, as I am not fit for so long a travel and, besides being ill, I am very much without money, while Emperor for Emperor and Monarch for Monarch, I have at Naples the great Count of Lemos, who, without so many petty titles of colleges and rectorships, sustains me, protects me and does me more favour than I can wish for.
Hong Kong was the last English ground on which he would set foot; beyond, China, Japan, America offered to Fogg an almost certain refuge.
He went; but there was no reading, no China, no composure for Fanny.
The last voyage of that renowned but unfortunate discoverer, Captain Cook, had made known the vast quantities of the sea-otter to be found along that coast, and the immense prices to be obtained for its fur in China.
Scattered around were many houses made entirely of china and painted in the brightest colors.
That china dog that ornaments the bedroom of my furnished lodgings.
Sonya was in the ballroom looking after the packing of the glass and china.
Each had amazingly big, light-blue eyes behind steel-rimmed spectacles; each wore a cap and a gray shawl; each was knitting without haste and without rest; each rocked placidly and looked at the girls without speaking; and just behind each sat a large white china dog, with round green spots all over it, a green nose and green ears.
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.