Ming dynasty

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Partial calque of Mandarin 明朝 (Míngcháo).

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Ming dynasty

  1. A Chinese dynasty that lasted from 1368–1644 C.E..
    • 1968, “PEKING (PEIPING)”, in Encyclopedia Britannica[1], volume 17, →LCCN, →OCLC, page 532, column 1:
      The Outer city, also known as the Chinese city, was added during the reign of the emperor Chia Ching (1522-66) of the Ming dynasty. It is in the form of an oblong adjoining the Inner city. with walls 14 mi. in length, including 4 mi. of the southern wall of the Inner city.