Definition of Chou dynasty
1. Noun. The imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism.
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Literary usage of Chou dynasty
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1. Lun-hêng by Chʻung Wang, Alfred Forke (1907)
"Sometimes it is the Lien-shan or the Kuei-tsang Yiking, and sometimes the Yiking of the chou dynasty. The amplifications and abridgements which the Books of ..."
2. China and Religion by Edward Harper. Parker (1905)
"Stone tablet records descent from Adam, Abraham, Moses, etc.—Tao once more introduced to explain the doctrine.—Dates from the chou dynasty. ..."
3. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1849)
"This institution is considered as old as the chou dynasty, and has, ... This is the generally accepted view of the organization under the chou dynasty, ..."
4. The Craftsmanby Gustav Stickley by Gustav Stickley (1907)
"... Han dynasty, 7; vessel for carrying wine, chou dynasty; battle axe, Han dynasty; libation vessel, chou dynasty, 8; vessel in one casting, chou dynasty, ..."