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ChineseEdit

flourishing; illustrious grand
trad. (華夏)
simp. (华夏)
 
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EtymologyEdit

Ascribed in the Chronicle of "Zuo Qiuming" to a reference to China's "grand" ceremonial etiquette and "illustrious" clothing.

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Proper nounEdit

華夏

  1. (poetic, historical) Huaxia (the land of Chinese culture, particularly in ancient historical contexts, as distinguished from non-Chinese barbarians)

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