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Chi·no

 (chē′nō)
A city of southern California east of Los Angeles. It is the site of the California Institution for Men (opened 1941), a state prison.

chi·no

 (chē′nō, shē′-)
n. pl. chi·nos
1. A coarse twilled cotton fabric used for uniforms and sometimes work or sports clothes.
2. chinos Pants made of a coarse twilled cotton.

[American Spanish, mestizo, yellowish (from its original tan color), probably from Spanish chino, Chinese, from China, China.]

chino

(ˈtʃiːnəʊ)
n, pl -nos
(Textiles) US a durable cotton twill cloth
[C20: from American Spanish, of obscure origin]

chi•no

(ˈtʃi noʊ)

n., pl. -nos.
1. a twilled cotton cloth, often dyed khaki, used for uniforms, sportswear, etc.
2. Usu., chinos. trousers of this cloth.
[1940–45, Amer.; of uncertain orig.]

Chi•no

(ˈtʃi noʊ)

n.
a city in SE California. 58,170.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chino - trousers made with chino cloth
chino - a coarse twilled cotton fabric frequently used for uniforms
trouser, pant - (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately; "he had a sharp crease in his trousers"
2.chino - a coarse twilled cotton fabric frequently used for uniforms
chino - trousers made with chino cloth
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
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Denomino sustrato al soporte que permite al baile chino la expresion de diversos discursos identitarios durante la fiesta de chinos.
Because of their close bond, Chino and his wife complied, and their family stayed with the clan to this day.
Chino Commercial Bancorp is the holding company of Chino Commercial Bank.
But when Chino would bring out his violin, Tony struggled to sit up.
Esta descabellada politica de estado trajo como consecuencia graves calamidades nunca conocidas antes en la historia al pueblo chino y a los de otros paises asiaticos.
Chino Commercial Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Chino Commercial Bancorp (OTC: CCBC).
America Latina represento menos del 3 por ciento del turismo chino al exterior el ano pasado, en parte debido a que esa eleccion implica un viaje maratonico.
The Shoppes at Chino Hills was originally developed by Opus West in 2008.
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En ese modelo colonial se fue perfilando la imagen del chino como comerciante, habil artesano, buen agricultor y pescador y tambien como acaparador de plata.
La apuesta de Ediciones Bellaterra (dentro de su Biblioteca de China Contemporanea, dirigida por Joaquin Beltran) recopila un material muy valioso para todo aquel que, investigador o no, tenga interes en el fenomeno del arte contemporaneo chino, y en particular en el mas vanguardista y experimental, el arte de accion o performance.
Asi, textos como Un experimento en el Barrio Chino (1936) de Lino Novas Calvo, considerado el primer policial cubano; El caso Baldomero (1965) de Virgilio Pinera; "A peticion de Ochun" (2000) incluido en Un arte de hacer ruinas y otros cuentos (2005) de Antonio Jose Ponte; y La cola de la serpiente (2011) de Leonardo Padura Fuentes presentan crimenes monstruosos en el Chinatown de La Habana.