Manchu dynasty



Manchu dynasty [(man-chooh, man-chooh)]

A dynasty, Manchurian in origin, that came to power in China in the seventeenth century and that greatly expanded China’s control in Asia. The dynasty was overthrown in 1911. (See Kuomintang.)

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