Definition of Red China in US English:

Red China

noun

historical, archaic
  • That part of China under communist control; China as a communist state; (later) the People's Republic of China.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Davenport (Iowa) Democrat. From red + the name of China. Compare Chinese hóngsè zhōnghuá, the title of a periodical (and news service) which served as the organ of the Chinese Soviet Provisional Central Government and was instituted at Mao Zedong's initiative.

Pronunciation

Red China

/ˌrɛd ˈtʃʌɪnə/