Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of Manchu.

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Examples

  • The present Government was set up by the Kuomintang party, the founder of which was Dr. Sun Yat Sen, the leader in the revolutionary movement which displaced the Manchus from the throne of China.

    China and the Foreign Powers

  • Earlier in this century, the Manchus were a distinct race with their own culture and traditions.

    Five Point Peace Plan

  • Earlier in this century, the Manchus were a distinct race with their own culture and traditions.

    Five Point Peace Plan

  • Founders of the Qing dynasty (1636-1911), the Manchus were a warrior people from the vast steppes of Manchuria (today's northeast China) who were fond of hunting and horse riding, followed a shamanic religion, and whose women enjoyed a high social status.

    Qianlong the Great

  • Equally important, the other centers of Ming loyalism were collapsing, and the Manchus were able to concentrate their full force on Fujian.

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

  • Wu San-kui's only possible allies against the Manchus were the gentry.

    A History of China

  • It is not too much to say that one great cause for the overthrow of the Manchus was the fact that because of the pressure of international relations they attempted to force, especially in fiscal matters, a centralization upon the provinces wholly foreign to the spirit of the people.

    China, Japan and the U.S.A. Present-Day Conditions in the Far East and Their Bearing on the Washington Conference

  • The only place that offered any resistance to the Manchus was the town of

    China

  • And as for the diminutive Japanese barbarians currently wrecking havoc in China, once again the "Manchus" are to blame.

    Chinalyst - China blogs in English

  • And not only did these barbarians take over China, they then proceeded to get their collective asses handed to them by an even worse barbarian tribe, one that did not reek of horse poo (like the "Manchus") but of limes and BO-caked body hair.

    Chinalyst - China blogs in English

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