[Chinese jyou-joh] /Chinese ˈdʒyaʊˈdʒoʊ/
a former German-leased territory (1898–1914) on the Shandong peninsula, in E China, around Jiaozhou Bay. 200 sq. mi. (518 sq. km). Chief city, Tsingtao.
a territory of NE China, in SE Shandong province, surrounding Jiaozhou Bay (an inlet of the Yellow Sea): leased to Germany from 1898 to 1914. Area: about 520 sq km (200 sq miles)
noun 1. . noun 1. an inlet of the Yellow Sea, in E China, in Shandong province. 20 miles (32 km) long; 15 miles (24 km) wide.
[chee-ah-pahs] /tʃiˈɑ pɑs/ noun 1. a state in S Mexico. 28,732 sq. mi. (74,415 sq. km). Capital: Tuxtla Gutiérrez. /Spanish ˈtʃjapas/ noun 1. a state of S Mexico: mountainous and forested; Maya ruins in the northeast; rich mineral resources. Capital: Tuxtla Gutiérrez. Pop: 3 920 515 (2000). Area: 73 887 sq km (28 816 sq […]
- Chia pet
noun an animal figurine from which live herbs grow that simulate the fur or hair of the particular animal Word Origin uses chia seeds (Salvia Columbariae) Usage Note trademark of Joseph Enterprises, Inc.
[kee-ahr-uh-skyoo r-oh] /kiˌɑr əˈskyʊər oʊ/ noun, plural chiaroscuros. 1. the distribution of light and shade in a picture. 2. Painting. the use of deep variations in and subtle gradations of light and shade, especially to enhance the delineation of character and for general dramatic effect: Rembrandt is a master of chiaroscuro. 3. a woodcut print […]