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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high quality porcelain originally made only in China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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And so Japan took upon herself the management of China.
And the awakening of China had given its vast population not merely free and unlimited access to the means of toil, but access to the highest and most scientific machine-means of toil.
They began walking through the country of the china people, and the first thing they came to was a china milkmaid milking a china cow.
Joker, one of our clowns," continued the china lady, "who is always trying to stand upon his head.
My partner endeavoured to encourage me by describing the several ports of that coast, and told me he would put in on the coast of Cochin China, or the bay of Tonquin, intending afterwards to go to Macao, where a great many European families resided, and particularly the missionary priests, who usually went thither in order to their going forward to China.
During that year, Frank was to remain at the office in London; his employers being informed beforehand that family circumstances prevented his accepting their offer of employment in China.
It would take on board the furs collected during the preceding year, carry them to Canton, invest the proceeds in the rich merchandise of China, and return thus freighted to New York.
They were straitened on one side by the rivalry of the Hudson's Bay Company; then they had no good post on the Pacific where they could receive supplies by sea for their establishments beyond the mountains; nor, if they had one, could they ship their furs thence to China, that great mart for peltries; the Chinese trade being comprised in the monopoly of the East India Company.
I feel as if I had really been to China, and I'm sure I look so," said Rose, as they glided out of the shadow of the "Rajah.
To put one telephone in China to every hundred people will mean an outlay of three hundred million dollars.
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.
Then she wandered into another room and touched a china lamb, thinking it might be one of the children she sought.
A cloth was laid on a round table, and on it stood a china tea service and a silver spirit-lamp and tea kettle.
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.
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.