Ming dynasty

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Noun1.Ming dynasty - the imperial dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644Ming dynasty - the imperial dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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His subject is the Zheng family's large commercial empire that rose during the critical interregnum between the fall of the Ming dynasty in 1644 and the founding and consolidation of the Qing dynasty.
Also marking a milestone is John Berwald, whose 30th anniversary show, 'Eight Transitional Treasures', looks to a group of Chinese porcelain produced during the 50-year period marking the decline and fall of the Ming dynasty and establishment of the new Manchurian Qing dynasty.
Furthermore, the growth of Chan Buddhism accelerated as some literati and loyalists became monks after the fall of the Ming Dynasty.