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Ming Line breaks: Ming

Definition of Ming in English:


1The dynasty ruling China 1368–1644 founded by Zhu Yuanzhang (1328–98): [as modifier]: China’s Ming emperors
1.1 [mass noun, usually as modifier] Chinese porcelain made during the Ming dynasty, characterized by elaborate designs and vivid colours: a priceless Ming vase
More example sentences
  • Detectives raided the home of a suspected burglar - and found a haul of Chinese Ming vases on the kitchen table.
  • The reddishness of the unglazed portion of the dish is characteristic of early Ming porcelain.
  • Was it the landlord's fault for leaving Ming china in the hallway?


Chinese, literally 'clear or bright'.

Words that rhyme with Ming

Beijing, bing, bring, Chungking, cling, ding, dingaling, fling, I Ching, king, Kunming, ling, Nanjing, Peking, ping, ring, sing, Singh, sling, spring, sting, string, swing, Synge, thing, ting, wing, wring, Xining, zing
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