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Man•chu



Pronunciation: (man-chOO'), [key]
n., pl. -chus, (esp. collectively) -chu,
adj.


n.
1. a member of a Tungusic people of Manchuria who conquered China in the 17th century and established a dynasty there ( Manchu' dy'nasty or Ch'ing 1644–1912).
2. a Tungusic language spoken by the Manchu.

adj.
of or pertaining to the Manchu, their country, or their language.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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