China rose

noun

: any of numerous garden roses derived from a shrubby Chinese rose (Rosa chinensis)

Examples of China rose in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 2022, its share of phones sold in China rose to 22 percent, from 9 percent in 2019, according to Counterpoint. Tripp Mickle, New York Times, 25 Mar. 2024 Exports from Brazil to China rose last year to levels some 60% above pre-pandemic levels, while Brazilian imports from China have risen 50%, both from a low base. Milton Ezrati, Forbes, 24 Feb. 2024 Trade with China rose at an annual rate of 32 percent in the first eight months of this year. Patricia Cohen, New York Times, 9 Oct. 2023 Imports into China rose at a more modest 13.3% to $83.3 billion. Simone McCarthy, CNN, 29 Sep. 2023 The Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry’s numbers also show exports to China rose by a staggering 158.3 percent to 237.4 million francs ($264 million dollars) and to Hong Kong by 19.2 percent to 227 million francs ($252.4 million). Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 20 June 2023 For example, the China rose 'Cramoisi Superieur' (shown here) offers an intense sweet pea, strawberry, and banana aroma. Benjamin Whitacre, Better Homes & Gardens, 31 Mar. 2023 Foreign direct investment in China rose +6.1% year-over-year in January and February, an inconvenient truth for US politicians. Brendan Ahern, Forbes, 17 Mar. 2023 As the threat from China rose, doubts intensified within the Pentagon about the value of the littoral combat ships, with some even giving them a new nickname: little crappy ship. Eric Lipton, New York Times, 4 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1731, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of China rose was circa 1731

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“China rose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/China%20rose. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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