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天朝 (Tiān Cháo): Celestial Empire

Character combining "celestial" and "kingdom."
The Celestial Empire is an ancient name for China. Netizens use the term sarcastically to refer to China under the current government, often to suggest that China’s leaders are self-important and have a China-centric view of the world.