Hsia

noun
\ shē-ˈä How to pronounce Hsia (audio) \

Definition of Hsia

: the legendary first dynasty of Chinese history traditionally dated from about 2200–1766 b.c.

First Known Use of Hsia

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hsia

Chinese (Beijing) Xià

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The first known use of Hsia was circa 1909

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“Hsia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hsia. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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