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The Celestial Empire is an ancient name for China. Recently, netizens have used the term sarcastically to refer to China under the current government. Oftentimes the term is used to suggest that China’s leaders are self-important and have a China-centric view of the world.
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[[File:tianchao.jpg|250px|thumb|right|''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.
  
网络用语,中国大陆网民对中华人民共和国的称呼,多见于与动漫相关的网站,使用时往往带有讽刺或称颂色彩。
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[[File:celestial.jpg|600px|thumb|center|''Dragon, symbol of the Celestial Empire'']]
 
 
 
[[File:tianchao.jpg|600px|thumb|center|''Character combining the characters for "Celestial" and "Kingdom."'']]
 

Revision as of 21:32, 2 October 2013

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.