Definition of Taiwan
island of China in the Pacific off the southeast coast east of Fujian area 13,892 square miles (35,980 square kilometers), population 23,340,000 ◆Taiwan belonged to Japan from 1895 to 1945. Since 1949 it has been the seat of the (Nationalist) Republic of China, with Taibei as its capital.
Taiwaneseplay \ˌtī-wə-ˈnēz, -ˈnēs\ adj or noun
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Definition of Taiwan for English Language Learners
: Chinese island off the coast of Asia
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