|near; close (to); approximately|
substitute; replace; generation; dynasty; geological era; era; age; period
|simp. and trad.
- 近世 (jìnshì)
In China, this time period is defined as:
- Between the First Opium War (1840) and the May Fourth Movement (1919) in Chinese history, and
- Between the English Civil War (mid-17th century) and the October Revolution in Russia (1917) in world history.