Name: China

Origin and Meaning of the Name China

  • Meaning:
    Qin's kingdom
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  • Pronunciation:
    (CHY nuh)
  • Form of:
    Itself (China)
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Miscellaneous Info for China

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    China is a country in eastern Asia. Approximately one fifth of the world's population lives in China.

    The English term "China" likely derives from a corruption of the name Qin. The Qin Dynasty ruled China for a brief period in the second century B.C.

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