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China Biographical Database Individual registration required.
ChinaKnowledge.de: An Encyclopaedia on Chinese History, Literature and Art

Edited by Dr. U. Theobald, Senior Lecturer, Department of Chinese Studies, University of Tübingen, Germany.

Chinese-English Dictionary of Ming Government Official Titles 明代職官中英辭典
Database for Official Titles of Qing Dynasty 清代職官資料庫
NTI Buddhist Text Reader

A general purpose Chinese text reader and Chinese-English dictionary with an emphasis on Buddhist terminology.

Yongle Da Dian 永樂大典
萌典 Chinese (to English) Dictionary

From the Taiwan Ministry of Education, this online Chinese (to English) dictionary also includes classical definitions of Chinese terms.