China rose


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China rose

n.
Any of several roses first cultivated in China and imported to Europe in the late 18th century. China roses were often used in breeding new varieties.

China rose

n
1. (Plants) a rosaceous shrub, Rosa chinensis (or R. indica), with red, pink, or white fragrant flowers: the ancestor of many cultivated roses
2. (Plants) a related dwarf plant, Rosa semperflorens, having crimson flowers
3. (Plants) another name for hibiscus

Chi′na rose′


n.
1. a rose, Rosa chinensis, of China, with crimson, pink, or white flowers.
[1725–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.China rose - shrubby Chinese roseChina rose - shrubby Chinese rose; ancestor of many cultivated garden roses
rose, rosebush - any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses
2.China rose - large showy Asiatic shrub or small tree having large single or double red to deep-red flowersChina rose - large showy Asiatic shrub or small tree having large single or double red to deep-red flowers
hibiscus - any plant of the genus Hibiscus
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Under the stresses of the war their endurance reached the breaking point, the whole of China rose in incoherent revolt, and the practical destruction of the central government at Pekin by a handful of British and German airships that had escaped from the main battles rendered that revolt invincible.
The path leading away from this semicircle down the garden is bordered with China roses, white and pink, with here and there a Persian Yellow.
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.
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The poll found that on the contrary, those who 'feel friendly' towards China rose 0.
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VW brand sales in China rose by more than 18% in the first ten months of the year, while deliveries in North America advanced by more than 25% over the same period.

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