Chinese Revolution


noun

the revolution in China in 1911, resulting in the overthrow of the Manchu dynasty and in the establishment of a republic in 1912.
the events that culminated in the overthrow of the Nationalist regime and the establishment of the People's Republic of China by the Chinese Communist Party in 1949.

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British Dictionary definitions for Chinese Revolution

Chinese Revolution

noun

the overthrow of the last Manchu emperor and the establishment of a republic in China (1911–12)
the transformation of China (esp in the 1940s and 1950s) under the Chinese Communist Party
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