Names of China
In China, common names for China include Zhongguo (中國/中国) and Zhonghua (中華/中华), while Han (漢/汉) and Tang (唐) are common names given for the Chinese ethnicity. Other names include Huaxia, Shenzhou and ...
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Huaxia
Huaxia (Hua-hsia; 華夏) is a historical concept representing the Chinese nation and civilization. It came forth out of a self-awareness of the Han Chinese people towards their ancestral tribes, collecti...
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Jiuzhou
The term Nine Provinces (Chinese: 九州; pinyin: Jiǔ Zhōu) is used in ancient Chinese histories to refer to territorial divisions or islands during the Xia and Shang dynasties, and has now come t...
Seres
The Seres (Greek: Σῆρες, Latin: Sērēs) were inhabitants of the land Serica, named by the ancient Greeks and Romans. It meant "of silk," or people of the "land where silk comes from," and is th...
Cathay
Cathay (/kæˈθeɪ/) is the Anglicized version of "Catai" and an alternative name for China in English. It originates from the word Khitan (Chinese: 契丹, Qìdān), the name of a nomadic people who foun...
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Sihai (Khullen, Khunou, Kahaophung)
Sihai (pronounced as “SI-HAI”) is a general reference to a group of villages (settlements: Sihai Khullen, Sihai Khunou and Sihai Kahaophung) in the north of Ukhrul District headquarters in Manipur. S...
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Maid of Heaven
Maid of Heaven (Arabic: حورية‎, ḥúrí) refers to a vision that Bahá’u’lláh, founder of the Bahá'í Faith had of a maiden from God, through whom he received his mission as a Messenger of ...
Nine Provinces (China)
The term Nine Provinces (Chinese: 九州; pinyin: Jiǔ Zhōu) is used in ancient Chinese histories to refer to territorial divisions or islands during the Xia and Shang dynasties, and has now come t...
Four Seas
The Four Seas (Chinese: 四海; pinyin: sihai) were four bodies of water that metaphorically made up the boundaries of ancient China. There is a sea for each for the four cardinal directions. The ...
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