Ch'ing Ming

noun \ˈchiŋˈmiŋ\

Definition of Ch'ing Ming

  1. :  a spring festival in China when graves are put in order and special offerings are made to the dead

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Origin and Etymology of ch'ing ming

Chinese (Pekingese) ch'ing1 ming2, literally, clear and bright

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