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 Meanings and Examples of CHINA
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China
 n.  high quality porcelain originally made only in China
 n.  a government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the Communists led by Mao Zedong
Classic Sentence: (48 in 4 pages)
1  There was the click of china and the rattle of silver as Pork, the valet-butler of Tara, laid the table for supper.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER I
2  Her hand dropped to a little table beside her, fingering a tiny china rose-bowl on which two china cherubs smirked.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
3  She had knitted socks and baby caps and afghans and mufflers and tatted yards of lace and painted china hair receivers and mustache cups.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
4  From the kitchen below, she heard the rattle of china as Prissy prepared breakfast, but no sound of Mrs. Meade's Betsy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XX
5  She ran down the stairs with some idea of packing up Miss Pittypat's china and the little silver she had left when she refugeed to Macon.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIII
6  Upstairs she could hear heavy boots trampling, the protesting screech of furniture pulled across the floor, the crashing of china and mirrors, the curses when nothing of value appeared.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
7  Well, Miss Scarlett, it wasn't long before the war was over and--well, there was a lot of china and cots and mattresses and blankets and nobody claiming them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXV
8  Everybody needed beds and china and mattresses and I sold them cheap, because I figured it was about as much other folks' stuff as it was mine.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXV
9  There was a semblance of order in the front of the store, where tall shelves rose into the gloom stacked with bright bolts of cloth, china, cooking utensils and notions.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
10  For a long time Mammy strained her sharp ears but she could distinguish nothing except the clatter of silver on china, and the muffled soft tones of Melanie's voice.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LIX
11  When the tea came he watched her in silent fascination while her hands flitted above the tray, looking miraculously fine and slender in contrast to the coarse china and lumpy bread.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
12  The Black Hawk boys looked forward to marrying Black Hawk girls, and living in a brand-new little house with best chairs that must not be sat upon, and hand-painted china that must not be used.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IX
13  Mrs. Cutter painted china so assiduously that even her wash-bowls and pitchers, and her husband's shaving-mug, were covered with violets and lilies.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XI
14  Once, when Cutter was exhibiting some of his wife's china to a caller, he dropped a piece.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XI
15  Smiling beatifically, and wearing both his decorations, Napoleon reposed on a bed of straw on the platform, with the money at his side, neatly piled on a china dish from the farmhouse kitchen.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VIII
Example Sentence:
1  Although my grandmother's china has little intrinsic value, I shall always cherish it for the memories it evokes.
2  Bessie had been down into the kitchen, and she brought up with her a tart on a certain brightly painted china plate.
3  Bessie had been down into the kitchen, and she brought up with her a tart on a certain brightly painted china plate, whose bird of paradise, nestling in a wreath of convolvuli and rosebuds, had been wont to stir in me a most enthusiastic sense of admiration; and which plate I had often petitioned to be allowed to take in my hand in order to examine it more closely, but had always hitherto been deemed unworthy of such a privilege.
4  This set of ancient china is invaluable.
5  A glass-fronted cabinet displayed a collection of china figurines.
6  I keep my collection of old china in the cabinet.
7  This china is so fine and delicate that it's translucent.