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

  • n. A political and ideological barrier between the West and the Communist countries of Asia after the Chinese revolution of 1949.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an ideological barrier around communist China especially in the 1950s and 1960s


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  • It "was a challenging time for Westerners invited to go behind the 'Bamboo Curtain,' " and some members of the British delegations were reluctant to be perceived as "fellow-travellers," among them the philosopher A.J.

    A quick peek behind China's wall

  • The Terror Behind the Bamboo Curtain – Dave remembers this story being rewritten again and again.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • As the Bamboo Curtain opened, Americans and Chinese learned about each other all over again.

    Remarks By The President In Toast At State Dinner

  • We were going through the Bamboo Curtain, and the only reason for putting a man into Chengdu airport was to have him report to London if he saw us being hustled into a van.

    Quiller Bamboo

  • The second came two years later, for "China '72: A Hole in the Bamboo Curtain."


  • I’m sure we wrote the first episode of this one Bamboo Curtain – Herring, Wagner/Mills, Tully?

    Archive 2007-01-01


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