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One entry found for Taiwan.
Main Entry: Tai·wan
Pronunciation: primarystresstimacr-primarystresswän
Variant(s): or formerly For·mo·sa /fodotr-primarystressmomacr-sschwa, fschwar-, -zschwa/
Function: geographical name
1 island off SE coast of Asia; since 1949 seat of government of (Nationalist) Republic of China; capital, Taipei
2 strait between Taiwan & mainland of China connecting East China & South China seas
- Tai·wan·ese /secondarystresstimacr-wschwa-primarystressnemacronz, -primarystressnemacrons/ adjective or noun

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