noun, plural Man·chus, (especially collectively) Man·chu.
Examples from the Web for manchu
Even the Europeans at first shared the illusion of great although latent military power behind the Manchu throne.Government in Republican China|Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger
We are now reaching a period at which European complications began to be added to the more legitimate worries of a Manchu Emperor.China and the Manchus|Herbert Allen Giles
The peons or slaves of the Manchu princes were, however, excepted from the terms of this edict.Where Half The World Is Waking Up|Clarence Poe
The Manchu Tatars prohibit those who have the same family names from marrying.
She also wanted to know whether we still remembered which day she had chosen for us to change into our Manchu costume.Two Years in the Forbidden City|The Princess Der Ling
British Dictionary definitions for manchu
Word Origin for Manchu
Word Origin and History for manchu
1650s, member of Tungusic race of Manchuria which conquered China in 1644 and remained its ruling class until the Revolution of 1912. From Manchu, literally "pure," name of the tribe descended from the Nu-chen Tartars.