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English definition of “Taiwan”


noun     /ˌtaɪˈwɑːn/
an island in eastern AsiaCountry namesCountry and nationContinents and regions of the world
Taiwanese     /ˌtaɪwəˈniːz/ adjective coming from or relating to TaiwanNationalities Taiwanese noun (plural Taiwanese) someone from TaiwanNationalities
(Definition of Taiwan noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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