Chinese Revolution


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Chinese Revolution

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1. (Historical Terms) the overthrow of the last Manchu emperor and the establishment of a republic in China (1911–12)
2. (Historical Terms) the transformation of China (esp in the 1940s and 1950s) under the Chinese Communist Party
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Noun1.Chinese Revolution - the republican revolution against the Manchu dynasty in China; 1911-1912
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
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