1. [syn: China, People's Republic of China, mainland China, Communist China, Red China, PRC, Cathay]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Cathay \Ca*thay"\, n.
China; -- an old name for the Celestial Empire, said have
been introduced by Marco Polo and to be a corruption of the
Tartar name for North China (Khitai, the country of the
Better fifty years of Europe than a cycle of Cathay.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern
Asia; the most populous country in the world [syn: China,
People's Republic of China, mainland China, Communist
China, Red China, PRC, Cathay]
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):
Cathay, ND -- U.S. city in North Dakota
Population (2000): 56
Housing Units (2000): 37
Land area (2000): 0.183090 sq. miles (0.474200 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.003658 sq. miles (0.009474 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.186748 sq. miles (0.483674 sq. km)
FIPS code: 12820
Located within: North Dakota (ND), FIPS 38
Location: 47.553931 N, 99.411403 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.