Definition of Chinese wall

1. Noun. A fortification 1,500 miles long built across northern China in the 3rd century BC; it averages 6 meters in width.




Definition of Chinese wall

1. Noun. (idiomatic), (jargon) A barrier of silence and secrecy established within an organization in order to cope with confidentiality requirements. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Chinese Wall Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Chinese Wall Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chinese Wall

Chinatowners
Chinchilla laniger
Chinchillidae
Chindia
Chindit
Chindits
Chinee
Chinese
Chinese-red
Chinese Crested Dog
Chinese New Year
Chinese New Years
Chinese Revolution
Chinese Shan
Chinese Taipei
Chinese Wall
Chinese Walls
Chinese alligator
Chinese angelica
Chinese angelica tree
Chinese anise
Chinese astrology
Chinese black mushroom
Chinese boxes
Chinese broccoli
Chinese brown sauce
Chinese burn
Chinese burns
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbages

Literary usage of Chinese wall

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Tariff Controversies in the Nineteenth Century by Edward Stanwood (1903)
"Nor has the erection of a " chinese wall " shut out our goods from other markets. The framers of the Wilson bill, in 1893, offered the nation " the markets ..."

2. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1880)
"T HE chinese wall AND THE DARK RACES OF AMERICA. The line between the civilized and the uncivilized races of -lie world is one worthy of study. ..."

3. The American Antiquarian by Stephen Denison Peet (1880)
"THE chinese wall AND THE DARK RACES OF AMERICA. The line between the civilized and the uncivilized races of the world is one worthy of study. ..."

4. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers (1835)
"His description of the manners, customs, and superstitions of the inhabitants, and of the Delay-lama and chinese wall, deserve particularly to be noticed. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Chinese wall

Search for Chinese wall on Dictionary.com!Search for Chinese wall on Thesaurus.com!Search for Chinese wall on Google!Search for Chinese wall on Wikipedia!

Search