[chi-nam-puh] /tʃɪˈnæm pə/
(in Mesoamerica) a long and narrow floating field on a shallow lake bed, artificially built up by layering soil, sediment, and decaying vegetation and used, especially by the Aztecs, to grow crops.
[Chinese jee-nahn] /Chinese ˈdʒiˈnɑn/ noun, Wade-Giles. 1. . [jee-nahn] /ˈdʒiˈnɑn/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a city in and the capital of Shandong province, in E China. /ˈtʃiːˈnæn/ noun 1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Jinan /ˈdʒiːˈnæn/ noun 1. an industrial city in NE China, capital of Shandong province; probably over 3000 years old. […]
[chee-nahn-de-gah] /ˌtʃi nɑnˈdɛ gɑ/ noun 1. a city in W Nicaragua.
noun 1. . noun 1. a dark, molasseslike, aromatic, water-insoluble liquid having a warm, bitter taste, obtained from the leguminous tree, Myroxylon pereirae, of Central America: used in medicine, perfumery, and in the manufacture of chocolate.
noun 1. Also called Bengal rose. a rose, Rosa chinensis, of China, having slightly fragrant crimson, pink, or white flowers. 2. Also called Chinese hibiscus, rose of China. a tropical Asian shrub, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, of the mallow family, having showy, usually rose-red flowers. noun 1. a rosaceous shrub, Rosa chinensis (or R. indica), with red, […]