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Xia

[ Chinese shyah ]
/ Chinese ʃyɑ /

noun Pinyin.

Hsia.

Definition for xia (2 of 2)

Hsia

or Xia

[ shyah ]
/ ʃyɑ /

noun

a legendary dynasty in China, the traditional dates of which are 2205–1766 b.c.

Origin of Hsia

First recorded in 1905–10
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