Definition of Shang dynasty

1. Noun. The imperial dynasty ruling China from about the 18th to the 12th centuries BC.

Exact synonyms: Shang
Generic synonyms: Dynasty



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shang Dynasty

Shakyamuni
Shalhevet
Shalom Asch
ShamWow
Shamash
Shambala
Shambhala
Shamika
Shamsher Jang
Shan
Shana
Shanae
Shandong
Shane
Shang
Shang dynasty (current term)
Shangaan
Shangani
Shanghai
Shanghai dialect
Shanghainese
Shangri-la
Shani
Shaniqua
Shankar
Shannon
Shannon entropies
Shannon entropy
Shannonian
Shans

Literary usage of Shang dynasty

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1. The Imperial History of China: Being a History of the Empire as Compiled by by John Macgowan (1906)
"77^6' Shang dynasty, BC 1766-1122. Also called the Yin Dynasty. T^ang—BC 1766-1753. '"T'ANG, the founder of the new dynasty, was of distinguished * ancestry ..."

2. A sketch of Chinese history, ancient and modern: Comprising a Retrospect of by Karl Friederich August Gützlaff (1834)
"Shang dynasty. 1766—1122 B. c. As soon as" Ching-tang had entered upon the duties of government, he called the princes and people together. ..."

3. The New Larned History for Ready Reference, Reading and Research: The Actual by Josephus Nelson Larned, Augustus Hunt Shearer (1922)
"The waters, we are told, rose to so great a height, that the people had to betake themselves to the mountains to escape OLD CHINESE BRONZE (Shang dynasty) ..."

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