follow Dictionary.com

How do you spell Hannukah?

Middle Kingdom

noun
1.
Also called Middle Empire. the period in the history of ancient Egypt, c2000–1785 b.c., comprising the 11th to 14th dynasties.
2.
History/Historical.
  1. the 18 inner provinces of China, taken collectively.
  2. (loosely) China.
3.
the Chinese Empire: originally so called from its supposed location in the center of the earth.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for Middle Kingdom

Middle Kingdom

noun
1.
a period of Egyptian history extending from the late 11th to the 13th dynasty (?2040–?1670 bc)
2.
  1. the former Chinese empire (from the belief that it lay at the centre of the earth)
  2. the original 18 provinces of China; China proper
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Middle Kingdom

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Middle

10
12
Scrabble Words With Friends