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

Word History

Etymology

Chinese (Beijing) Xià

First Known Use

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Hsia was circa 1909

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Cite this Entry

“Hsia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hsia. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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