Chou dynasty

Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Chou dynasty: Qin Dynasty, Confucius, Shang dynasty, Zhou dynasty
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chou dynasty - the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
References in classic literature ?
Likewise, the rise of the Chou dynasty was due to Lu Ya who had served under the Yin.
During the Chou Dynasty, the Chinese developed fermentation techniques to make tempeh, miso, soy sauce and, later, bean curd.
Tomb jades are those pieces dating from the Chou dynasty (1122-249 BC) which are tainted a reddishrusset brown because of their proximity to a decomposing body and surrounding soil.