Definition of Cochin china

1. Noun. Asian breed of large fowl with dense plumage and feathered legs.

Exact synonyms: Cochin
Generic synonyms: Domestic Fowl, Fowl, Poultry



Definition of Cochin china

1. Proper noun. A former region comprising southern Vietnam and part of Cambodia. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cochin China

cochairmen
cochairperson
cochairpersons
cochairs
cochairwoman
cochairwomen
cochampion
cochampions
cochannel
cochaperone
cochaperones
cochaperonin
cochaperonins
coches
cochin
cochin china (current term)
cochineal
cochineal fig
cochineal figs
cochineal insect
cochineals
cochins
cochlea
cochleae
cochlear
cochlear aqueduct
cochlear area
cochlear branch of labyrinthine artery
cochlear canal
cochlear canaliculus

Literary usage of Cochin china

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

1. Instructions and Methods Regarding Learning and Writing Bengali Language and by Edmund Saul Dixon, Nathan Brown, Art ancien S.A., Walter Taylor Field, Goodspeed's Book Shop (Boston, Mass.), Jyotish Chandra Ghose (1848)
"THE COCHIN-CHINA FOWL. WHETHER the breed now under consideration did really come from Cochin-China ... My own Cochin-China Fowls, obtained from the Messrs. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"From China cochin china receives a large quantity of manufactured goods, cotton ami «ilk ... The great commercial importance of cochin china arises fiom the ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Southern Annam and cochin china formed one province, administered by a governor of the Nguyen family. Neglecting the wild tribes which occupy the ..."

4. Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and of the Political by John Joseph Lalor (1883)
"The people of cochin china very closely resemble the Chinese: they possess ... —The country is fertile, especially in the provinces of lower cochin china. ..."

5. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1893)
"The first point to notice is the general uniformity of type throughout the whole Annamite dominions, ie, in Tongking, Annam Proper, and cochin china. ..."

6. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1824)
"... safely be pronounced the most complete and authentic account which has been published, at least in our language, of the kingdom of cochin china. ..."

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