Definition of “china” - English Dictionary

“china” in British English

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chinanoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtʃaɪ.nə/ us /ˈtʃaɪ.nə/

clay of a high quality that is shaped and then heated to make it permanently hard, or objects made from this, such as cups and plates:

china plates

Chinanoun

uk /ˈtʃaɪ.nə/ us /ˈtʃaɪ.nə/

a country in East Asia

(Definition of “china” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“china” in American English

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chinanoun [ U ]

us /ˈtʃɑɪ·nə/

high quality clay that is shaped and then heated to make it permanently hard, or objects made from this such as cups and plates

(Definition of “china” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)