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pride of China

noun
1.
the chinaberry, Melia azedarach.
Also called pride of India.
Origin of pride of China
1775-1785
1775-85, Americanism
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  • The pride-of-china tree was very abundant about the dwellings.

    The Secret Service. Albert D. Richardson
  • It is rendered attractive by its tall pines, live oak, and pride-of-china trees.

    The Secret Service. Albert D. Richardson

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