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.
The deficit with China rose to -$32.8 B from -$30.0 B, and widened to -$3.5 B with Canada versus -$2.9 B.
Beijing, July 11 (Petra)-- Foreign direct investment in China rose to US$70.4 billion in the first half of 2019, 3.5 per cent higher than a year earlier, showing "there's no such thing that a large numbers foreign investors are pulling out of China", the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.
The share of oil exports to China rose by ten per cent in September to 90.74 per cent compared to the previous month.
For May, the America's deficit in goods with China rose 18.7 percent to $33.2 billion.
In the first quarter, bank card transactions in China rose 12.6 percent from a year earlier to 220.8 trillion yuan, while the number of bank cards in use went up 4.8 percent to 7 billion by the end of March, according to the PBOC.
As is always the case when there is a whiff of authenticity in a restaurant's air, the China Rose is full of smug customers - few of them Asian - who are very proud to profess preference for the Chinese menu's contents.
Trade exchanges between Iran and China rose by 20.5 per cent in the first 11-month period of the past year, the Chinese envoy to Tehran was quoted as saying in a media report.
Exports of reformate, a gasoline blending component, from Europe to China rose sharply in recent weeks and are expected to reach around 600,000 tonnes in September.

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