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See also: Míng
- A former dynasty in China, reigning from the end of the Yuan to the beginning of the Qing
- A former empire in China, occupying the eastern half of modern China, as well as parts of Russia and northern Vietnam
- The era of Chinese history during which the dynasty reigned
- The pottery of the era, famed for its high quality
- A surname.
- A male or female given name