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Ching dynasty

Definition:

the last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries; during the Qing dynasty China was ruled by the Manchu

Class:

group noun (groupings of people and objects)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

Chinese (Beijing) Qīng
(Source: Merriam-Webster)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Qing Dynasty | Qīng Cháo [Hanyu Pinyin] | Ch'ing Ch'ao [Wade-Giles] | Dà Qīng Dìguó [Hanyu Pinyin] | Ta Ch'ing Ti-kuo [Wade-Giles] | Hòu Jīn Cháo [Hanyu Pinyin] | Empire of the Great Qing [Hanyu Pinyin] | Great Qing [Hanyu Pinyin]
(Coordinates: 39.900°N 116.383°E)

the last imperial dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912 with a brief, abortive restoration in 1917. It was preceded by the Ming Dynasty and succeeded by the Republic of China. The dynasty was founded by the Jurchen Aisin Gioro clan in contemporary... (44 of 14258 words, 28 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Qing Dynasty

Britannica Encyclopedia:

Qing dynasty [Chinese history] | Ch'ing [Wade-Giles romanization] | Manzu [Pinyin] | Manchu dynasty [synonym]

the last of the imperial dynasties of China. Under the Qing the territory of the empire grew to treble its size under the preceding Ming dynasty, the ... (27 of 979 words, 9 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/112846​/Qing-dynasty

Oxford Dictionary:

Qing | Ch'ing

a dynasty established by the Manchus that ruled China 1644-1911. Its overthrow in 1911 by Sun Yat-sen and his supporters ended imperial rule in China (25 of 45 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Qing

American Heritage Dictionary:

Qing

A Chinese dynasty (1644-1912) during which increasing Western influence and trade led to the Opium War (1839-1842) with Britain and the Boxer ... (22 of 40 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/qing

Random House Dictionary:

Qing [Pinyin]

Ch'ing. (1 of 7 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/qing

Collins Dictionary:

Ching | Ch'ing

of, relating to, or designating the Manchu dynasty (1644-1912) of China (11 of 402 words, 6 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/ching

Merriam-Webster:

Ching | Ch'ing

a Manchu dynasty in China dated 1644-1912 and the last imperial dynasty (12 of 32 words, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/ching

New World Dictionary:

Ching | Ch'ing

the Chinese dynasty (1644-1912) established by the Manchu; Manchu dynasty (10 of 14 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/ching

Columbia Encyclopedia:

Ch'ing | Manchu

the last of the Imperial dynasties of China. (8 of 12 words, pronunciations)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/people​/A​0811920​.html

Wiktionary:

Manchu | Manchus [plural] | Manchurian [synonym, sense-specific]

A person belonging to or descended from the indigenous people of Manchuria. | [obsolete] A person belonging to the Qing Dynasty (Manchu Dynasty) of China. | The indigenous language of the Manchu people, spoken in Manchuria. | [obsolete] The Qing... (37 of 57 words, 6 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Manchu

Macmillan British Dictionary:

dynasty [countable] | dynasties [plural] | dynastic [adjective, related]

a family whose members rule a country or region for a long period of time ; ... | a family whose members are very successful in business or politics ... (28 of 83 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/dynasty

Cambridge Dictionary:

dynasty | dynastic [adjective, formal, derived]

a series of rulers or leaders who are all from the same family, or a period when a country is ruled by them (23 of 40 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/dynasty

Encarta Dictionary:

Qing | Ch'ing

the last of the Chinese dynasties, founded by the conquering Manchu who ruled from 1644 until 1912, when the nationalist revolutionaries overthrew it (23 of 44 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861697421​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

Merriam-Webster:

Ching | Ch'ing

First use: 1795

Origin: Chinese (Beijing) Qīng

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/ching

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

Ching | Ch'ing

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Ching"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/ching

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Ching

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Ching"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=ching​001 word=Ching

YourDictionary Audio:

Ching

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Ching" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/ching

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