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the mainlandnoun [S]

uk   /ˈmeɪn.lænd/ us   /ˈmeɪn.lænd/
the main part of a country or continent, not including the islands around it: They recently bulit a bridge between the mainland and the closest island.
mainland
adjective [before noun] uk   us  
mainland China
(Definition of the mainland from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mainland" in American English

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mainlandnoun [U]

us   /ˈmeɪn·lənd/
the main part of a country or continent, not including the islands around it: The island is accessible by ferry from the mainland.
(Definition of mainland from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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mainlandnoun [S]

uk   /ˈmeɪnlənd/ us  
the main part of a country or continent, not including the islands around it: on the mainland He does all his banking on the mainland, but he lives on the island. the Chinese/American/European, etc. mainland

mainlandadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈmeɪnlənd/ us  
belonging to or on the main part of a country or continent: mainland China/Europe/Greece, etc. The firm is opening new stores across the UK and mainland Europe. a mainland company/city/market
(Definition of mainland from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the mainland”
in Chinese (Simplified) 大陆, 本土…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大陸, 本土…
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