an Old World tree, Ziziphus jujuba, thriving in hot, dry regions.
the edible, plumlike fruit of this tree.
- Chinese eddo
noun 1. another name for taro
noun 1. China under the rule of various imperial dynasties, including China proper and other domains, as Manchuria, Mongolia, Sinkiang, and Tibet: replaced by a republic in January, 1912. noun 1. China as ruled by the emperors until the establishment of the republic in 1911–12
noun 1. a tropical Asian plant, Aglaonema modestum, of the arum family, often grown indoors, in water or soil, for its glossy green foliage.
- Chinese exclusion act of 1882
A federal law passed in response to complaints by workers on the West Coast that competition from Chinese immigrants was driving down their wages and threatening white “racial purity.” It suspended Chinese immigration for ten years and declared Chinese immigrants ineligible for naturalization as American citizens. The law was renewed in 1892 for another ten […]