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china

noun

1 China

A communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world.

synonyms: Cathay, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China.

Dutch: China, Volksrepubliek China
Polish: Chińska Republika Ludowa, Chiny



2 china

High quality porcelain originally made only in China.

Roget 557: sculpture, insculpture; carving etc. v.; statuary.    high relief, low relief, bas relief [Fr.]; relief; relieve; bassorilievo, altorilievo, mezzorilievo; ... show more

Roget 384: increase of temperature; heating etc. v.; calefaction, tepefaction, torrefaction; melting, fusion; liquefaction etc. 335; burning etc. ... show more

3 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.

synonyms: Nationalist China, Republic of China, Taiwan.

Dutch: Republiek China
Polish: Chińskie Tajpej, Republika Chińska, Tajwan

4 china

Dishware made of high quality porcelain.

synonym: chinaware.

Dutch: porselein


Moby thesaurus: adobe, biscuit, bisque, bowl, brick, bubble, cement, ceramic ware, ceramics, clay, crock, crockery, eggshell, enamel, enamelware, firebrick, glass, glass house, house of cards, ice ... show more.

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