Manchuria

[ man-choo r-ee-uh ]
/ mænˈtʃʊər i ə /

noun

a historic region in NE China: ancestral home of the Manchu. About 413,000 sq. mi. (1,070,000 sq. km).

QUIZZES

HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Test your memory on these verbal firecrackers from the week of June 29 to July 5!
Question 1 of 7
anchorite

OTHER WORDS FROM Manchuria

Man·chu·ri·an, adjective, nountrans-Man·chu·ri·an, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for manchurian

British Dictionary definitions for manchurian (1 of 2)

Manchurian
/ (mænˈtʃʊərɪən) /

adjective

of or relating to Manchuria, a region of NE China, or its inhabitants

noun

a native or inhabitant of Manchuria

British Dictionary definitions for manchurian (2 of 2)

Manchuria
/ (mænˈtʃʊərɪə) /

noun

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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012