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Qing

also Ch'ing  (chĭng)
A dynasty of Manchu emperors of China (1644-1912) during which increasing Western influence and trade led to the Opium War (1839-1842) with Britain and the Boxer Rebellion (1898-1900). The dynasty, China's last, was overthrown by nationalist revolutionaries.

[Mandarin, Qīng, from qīng, pure, from Middle Chinese tshiajŋ.]
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Noun1.Qing - the last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionariesQing - 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
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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