Tai"ping", or Tae"ping" (?), a. [Chin. t'aip'ing great peace.] (Chinese Hist.)

Pertaining to or designating a dynasty with which one Hung-Siu-Chuen, a half-religious, half-political enthusiast, attempted to supplant the Manchu dynasty by the Taiping rebellion, incited by him in 1850 and suppressed by General Gordon about 1864.

 

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