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English definition of “Taiwan”


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