noun chi·na \ˈchī-nə\

: a hard white material that is made of baked clay and used to make plates, bowls, etc.

: plates, bowls, cups, etc., that are made of china

Full Definition of CHINA

:  porcelain; also :  vitreous porcelain wares (as dishes, vases, or ornaments) for domestic use
:  earthenware or porcelain tableware

Examples of CHINA

  1. She uses her good china when she has company for dinner.

Origin of CHINA

Persian chīnī Chinese porcelain
First Known Use: 1579

Rhymes with CHINA

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