華夏

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See also: 华夏

Chinese[edit]

flourishing; illustrious grand
trad. (華夏)
simp. (华夏)
Wikipedia has articles on:
華夏 (Written Standard Chinese?)
Huaxia (English)
Hua-Yi Distinction (English)

Etymology[edit]

Ascribed in the Chronicle of "Zuo Qiuming" to a reference to China's "grand" ceremonial etiquette and "illustrious" clothing.

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Proper noun[edit]

華夏

  1. (poetic, historical) Huaxia (the land of Chinese culture, particularly in ancient historical contexts, as distinguished from non-Chinese barbarians)

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