manchu manchu  /ˈmæn tʃu/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a member of the Manchu speaking people of Mongolian race of Manchuria; related to the Tungus; conquered China in the 17th century
  2. (n) the last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries; during the Qing dynasty China was ruled by the Manchu
  3. (n) the Tungusic language spoken by the Manchu

News

  • Greenhorns mess with Square Head

    Rodeo people christen bulls with colorful names. Country singer Tom Russell sang about East Texas Red. Chris LeDoux tells about Dust Devil Rage — there was a man killed by that bull in Jasper, Texas. Tim McGraw sings of a bull named Fu Manchu.
    on July 15, 2013     Source: San Diego Reader

Quotes

  1. Historian and author Jonathan Spence says he still sees Beijing "through the eyes of the Manchu regime, which captured it from the peasant rebels in 1644 and recentered it as Imperial Capital."
    on Aug 1, 2007 By: Jonathan Spence Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. ICL executive board member Kiran More said, "On behalf of ICL, I welcome on board the Telugu film industry superstar Vishnu Manchu as an investor and enthusiastic cricketer. Vishnu's impressive credentials as an entrepreneur & his popularity in...
    on Aug 22, 2008 By: Kiran More Source: Business of Cinema

  3. "Thinking back about when I first had a goatee and then I had kind of a Fu Manchu moustache afterwards, but how that goatee ...... it was like my trademark," Page said over the line before a concert in Detroit on Friday. "And I didn't have it...
    on Jun 15, 2007 By: Steven Page Source: Canada.com

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