(countable, music) A cymbal, flattened at the perimeter, about 16 to 20 inches (40 to 50 centimetres) across, that is ridden or crashed to produce a distinctive "trashy" sound.
Country in E Asia: before 1912, the Chinese Empire: 3,705,407 sq mi (9,596,960 sq km); cap. Beijing.
A country in East Asia, officially named the People's Republic of China (中华人民共和国).
The civilization of the Chinese people.
Other Word Forms of China
Origin of China
Variant of earlier chiney from Persian chīnī Chinese from chīn China ultimately of Chinese origin akin to Mandarin Qín Qin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Typically thought to be derived from the Qin (Wade-Giles: "Ch'in") Dynasty (秦朝).
After the country China.
From china plate.
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