Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The name of two Chinese dynasties, the Earlier Liang Dynasty (502-557) and the Later Liang Dynasty (907-923).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Chinese ounce or tael.

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Examples

  • Bary in J.K. Fairbank, _Chinese Thought and Institutions_, Chicago 1957.pp. 280-1: On Liang see now J.R. Levenson, _Liang Ch'i-ch'ao and the Mind of Modern China_, London 1959.p. 282: It should also be pointed out that the Yung-cheng emperor was personally more inclined towards Lamaism.

    A History of China

  • W. Post: 'If the renminbi keeps appreciating, our prices have no more room to drop,' said Cai Qin Liang, 38, who has been in the business making Christmas ornaments and handicrafts for more than a decade.

    Dave Johnson: China's Goverment Helps Manufacturers, Economy Booms. Ours, Not So Much.

  • "If the renminbi keeps appreciating, our prices have no more room to drop," said Cai Qin Liang, 38, who has been in the business making Christmas ornaments and handicrafts for more than a decade.

    As U.S pushes China on currency, small manufacturers say they're already hurting

  • These chieftains were very touched and changed their behavior slightly. 26 The case of Liang is very revealing.

    Between Winds and Clouds: The Making of Yunnan (Second Century BCE to Twentieth Century CE)

  • "'This year we will back in Liang Bua again, back in the cave where we found the Hobbits,' said Professor Roberts, from the University of Wollongong in Australia." ...

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • In 2003, when fossil remains were uncovered in Liang Bua Cave on the Indonesian island of Flores, the discoverers dubbed the remains Homo floresiensis, a new hominid species.

    Science

  • "We have a young kid who practices at the Academy by the name of Liang Li," added Owen.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • One account was in the name of Liang's 84-year-old mother, who lived in China, according to the SEC.

    Reuters: Top News

  • Summer Porch by Kevin Liang, from Lovely Whatevers

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Two portraits from the 1870s by the remarkable See Tay also known as Liang Shitai—one of a palace eunuch in Peking, another of the mighty politician Li Hongzhang—reveal a diversity in pose and expression that defies the stereotype of Chinese portraits as stiffly unsmiling and frontal, as in court painting.

    Chinese Behind the Lens

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