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Taiwan

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geographical name Tai·wan \ˈtī-ˈwän\

Simple Definition of Taiwan

  • : Chinese island off the coast of Asia

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Taiwan

  1. island China off SE coast E of Fujian; belonged to Japan 1895–1945; since 1949 seat of (Nationalist) Republic of China (∗ Taibei) area 13,807 square miles (35,760 square kilometers), pop 22,300,929

Taiwanese

play \ˌtī-wə-ˈnēz, -ˈnēs\ adjective or noun

Variants of taiwan

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Formosa

play \fȯr-ˈmō-sə, fər-, -zə\


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