Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[man-choo r-ee-uh] /mænˈtʃʊər i ə/

a historic region in NE China: ancestral home of the Manchu. About 413,000 sq. mi. (1,070,000 sq. km).
of or relating to Manchuria, a region of NE China, or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of Manchuria
a region of NE China, historically the home of the Manchus, rulers of China from 1644 to 1912: includes part of Inner Mongolia and the provinces of Heilongjiang, Jilin, and Liaoning. Area: about 1 300 000 sq km (502 000 sq miles)

named for the Manchu (literally “pure”) people + -ia. Related: Manchurian. Manchurian Candidate is 1959 as a novel, 1962 as a film.


Read Also:

  • Manchurian hemorrhagic fever

    Manchurian hemorrhagic fever Man·chu·ri·an hemorrhagic fever (mān-chur’ē-ən) n. See epidemic hemorrhagic fever.

  • Manciple

    [man-suh-puh l] /ˈmæn sə pəl/ noun 1. an officer or steward of a monastery, college, etc., authorized to purchase provisions. /ˈmænsɪpəl/ noun 1. a steward who buys provisions, esp in a college, Inn of Court, or monastery n. “officer or servant who purchases provisions for a college, monastery, etc.,” early 13c., from Old French mancipe […]

  • Mancunian

    [man-kyoo-nee-uh n, -kyoon-yuh n] /mænˈkyu ni ən, -ˈkyun yən/ noun 1. a native or resident of , England. adjective 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of , England, or its natives or residents. /mæŋˈkjuːnɪən/ noun 1. a native or inhabitant of Manchester adjective 2. of or relating to Manchester

  • Mandaean

    [man-dee-uh n] /mænˈdi ən/ noun 1. a member of an ancient Gnostic sect extant in Iraq. 2. the Aramaic language of the Mandaean sacred books. adjective 3. of or relating to the Mandaeans. /mænˈdɪən/ noun 1. a member of a Gnostic sect of Iraq 2. the form of Aramaic used by this sect adjective 3. […]

Disclaimer: Manchurian definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.