bamboo curtain

bamboo curtain
Synonyms and related words:
Berlin wall, Pillars of Hercules, arch dam, backstop, bank, bar, barrage, barrier, barrier of secrecy, bear-trap dam, beaver dam, blackout, boom, border, border ground, borderland, breakwater, breastwork, brick wall, buffer, bulkhead, bulwark, censorship, cofferdam, curtain, dam, defense, dike, ditch, earthwork, embankment, fence, frontier, frontier post, gate, gravity dam, groin, hush-up, hydraulic-fill dam, iron curtain, ironbound security, jam, jetty, leaping weir, levee, logjam, march, marches, marchland, milldam, moat, mole, mound, oath of secrecy, official secrecy, outpost, outskirts, pall, parapet, portcullis, rampart, repression, roadblock, rock-fill dam, seal of secrecy, seawall, security, shutter dam, smothering, stifling, stone wall, suppression, three-mile limit, twelve-mile limit, veil, veil of secrecy, wall, weir, wicket dam, work, wraps

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  • Bamboo curtain — can mean: * Literally, a type of beaded curtain made from bamboo * Figuratively, the Bamboo Curtain, the Asian equivalent of the Iron Curtain …   Wikipedia

  • bamboo curtain — n. [often B C ] the barrier of political and ideological differences that separated China from the West, esp. between 1949 and 1972 …   English World dictionary

  • Bamboo Curtain — The Bamboo Curtain was the east Asian version of the Iron Curtain. It marked the border around the communist states of East Asia, especially the People s Republic of China during the Cold War, but excluding the eastern Soviet Union. The term was… …   Wikipedia

  • bamboo curtain —    the censorship and other restrictions in China to limit knowledge of and contacts with foreigners    The Russian Iron Curtain in eastern form:     I had always understood that Western films were kept well away from the People s Republic to… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • bamboo curtain — a political and ideological barrier that impeded relations between Communist Asia, esp. China, and the West from 1949 to 1972. Cf. iron curtain. * * * …   Universalium

  • bamboo curtain — /ˌbæmbu ˈkɜtn/ (say .bambooh kertn) noun (also upper case) a military, political and ideological barrier seen as existing between territories under the control of Communist China and non communist countries. {by analogy with Iron Curtain} …  

  • bamboo curtain — noun Usage: often capitalized B&C Date: 1949 a political, military, and ideological barrier isolating an area of eastern Asia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bamboo Curtain — old name for the barrier between anti communist and communist countries of Southeast Asia …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • bamboo curtain — n. political border and ideological barrier that separated between the West and communist China after the Chinese Revolution …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bamboo curtain — bam′boo cur′tain n. gov a political and ideological barrier impeding relations between Communist China and the West • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

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