a large inlet of the Yellow Sea on the coast of NE China Also called Gulf of Chihli
an inferior grade of black tea. Historical Examples A Treatise on Foreign Teas Hugh Smith Tea Leaves Various Customs and Fashions in Old New England Alice Morse Earle Tea Leaves Various Tea and Tea Drinking Arthur Reade Mind Amongst the Spindles Various Home Life in Colonial Days Alice Morse Earle The Book of Curiosities I. […]
an opera (1896) by Giacomo Puccini. Historical Examples Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great – Volume 14 Elbert Hubbard Stars of the Opera Mabel Wagnalls
Czech Čechy. a region in the W Czech Republic: formerly a kingdom in central Europe; under Hapsburg rule 1526–1918. 20,101 sq. mi. (52,060 sq. km). (often lowercase) a district inhabited by persons, typically artists, writers, and intellectuals, whose way of life, dress, etc., are generally unconventional or avant-garde. (often lowercase) the social circles where such […]
a former German protectorate including Bohemia and Moravia, 1939–45.