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the 1957 political campaign in the People's Republic of China to encourage greater freedom of intellectual expression, initiated by Mao Zedong under the slogan “Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend.”.
) literally, (let bloom) a hundred flowers
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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