- the 18 inner provinces of China, taken collectively.
- (loosely) China.
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Example sentences from the Web for Middle Kingdom
But give the Kingdom credit for its sense of mercy: The lashes will be administered only 50 at a time.
According to Pew, 14 of the 20 countries in the Middle East and North Africa have blasphemy laws.
In the middle of all of that past suffering and present-day conflict, this Cosby bomb was dropped.
And, especially when it comes to the middle, personality counts.
The same picture emerges from middle class men in the U.S., Canada, and the Nordic countries.
She looked so sweet when she said it, standing and smiling there in the middle of the floor, the door-way making a frame for her.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
But the greatest danger I ever underwent in that kingdom was from a monkey, who belonged to one of the clerks of the kitchen.
Suddenly, however, he became aware of a small black spot far ahead in the very middle of the unencumbered track.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
The Seven-score and four on the six middle Bells, the treble leading, and the tenor lying behind every change, makes good Musick.Tintinnalogia, or, the Art of Ringing|Richard Duckworth and Fabian Stedman
But if what I told him were true, he was still at a loss how a kingdom could run out of its estate like a private person.
British Dictionary definitions for Middle Kingdom
- the former Chinese empire (from the belief that it lay at the centre of the earth)
- the original 18 provinces of China; China proper