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Etymology 1Edit

Calque of Chinese 中國中国 (Zhōngguó).

Proper nounEdit

the Middle Kingdom

  1. China.
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Etymology 2Edit

Coined c. 1840 as part of a periodization of Ancient Egyptian history into Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms.

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Proper nounEdit

the Middle Kingdom

  1. (historical) Egypt from the time of its reunification under Mentuhotep II in the 11th Dynasty to its disintegration during the 13th Dynasty.
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