Manchuria

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See also: Manchúria

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Used by western nations starting in the 19th century, from Manchu +‎ -ia; the 'R' was added for ease of pronunciation.[1]

Also compare French Mandchourie.

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Manchuria

  1. (historical) A former region of north-east China, where the Qing Dynasty originated. Currently divided into regions corresponding to the historic names Inner Manchuria and Outer Manchuria.
  2. (historical) A former state in East Asia ruled by the Qing Dynasty, which became incorporated into the Chinese state when the Qing conquered China.
  3. The area traditionally inhabited by ethnic Manchus and their predecessors, the Jurchen.

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Proper noun[edit]

Manchuria f

  1. Manchuria