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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.
adjective [before noun] uk   us  
mainland China
(Definition of the mainland from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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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