Meaning of Hundred Flowers

Hun'dred Flow'ers

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the 1957 political campaign in the People's Republic of China to encourage greater freedom of intellectual expression, initiated by Mao Zedong under the slogan “Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend.”
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