a person who participated in the unsuccessful rebellion (Taiping Rebellion) 1850–64, led by Hung Hsiu-ch’üan (Hong Xiuquan), who attempted to overthrow the Manchu dynasty.
(history) a person who supported or took part in the movement of religious mysticism and agrarian unrest in China between 1850 and 1864 (Taiping rebellion), which weakened the Manchu dynasty but was eventually suppressed with foreign aid
noun 1. a member of a powerful family in Japan that ruled the country 1160–85. 2. former name of Iwaki.
noun 1. a group of languages spoken in SE Asia, including Thai, Lao, and Shan. 2. Thai. adjective 3. of, relating to, or characteristic of Tai. 4. Thai. adjective, noun 1. a variant spelling of Thai abbreviation 1. International Atomic Time
noun, Japanese History. 1. the designation of the period of the reign of Emperor Yoshihito, 1912–26. noun 1. the period of Japanese history and artistic style associated with the reign of Emperor Yoshihito (1912–26) 2. the throne name of Yoshihito (1879–1926), emperor of Japan (1912–26)
noun, Wade-Giles, Pinyin. 1. a Chinese island separated from the SE coast of China by Taiwan Strait: a possession of Japan 1895–1945; restored to China 1945; seat of the Republic of China since 1949. Capital: Taipei. noun 1. an island in SE Asia between the East China Sea and the South China Sea, off the […]