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Formosa

  

      n      the former name of       Taiwan  


Formosa Strait  
      n   an arm of the Pacific between Taiwan and mainland China, linking the East and South China Seas,   (Also called)    Taiwan Strait  
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China  
      n  
1    People's Republic of. Also called: Communist China, Red China. a republic in E Asia: the third largest and the most populous country in the world; the oldest continuing civilization (beginning over 2000 years b.c.); republic established in 1911 after the overthrow of the Manchu dynasty by Sun Yat-sen; People's Republic formed in 1949; pro-democracy demonstrations violently suppressed in 1989; contains vast deserts, steppes, great mountain ranges (Himalayas, Kunlun, Tian Shan, and Nan Shan), a central rugged plateau, and intensively cultivated E plains. Language: Chinese in various dialects, the chief of which is Mandarin. Religion: nonreligious majority; Buddhist and Taoist minorities. Currency: yuan. Capital: Beijing. Pop.: 1242980000 (1998 est.). Area: 9560990 sq. km (3691502 sq. miles)  
2    Republic of. Also called: Nationalist China, Taiwan. a republic (recognized as independent by 28 other nations) in E Asia occupying the island of Taiwan, 13 nearby islands, and 64 islands of the Penghu (Pescadores) group: established in 1949 by the Nationalist government of China under Chiang Kai-shek after its expulsion by the Communists from the mainland; under U.S. protection 1954--79; lost its seat at the U.N. to the People's Republic of China in 1971; state of war with the People's Republic of China formally ended in 1991. Language: Mandarin Chinese. Religion: nonreligious majority, Buddhist and Taoist minorities. Currency: New Taiwan dollar. Capital: Taipei. Pop.: 21463000 (1996). Area: 35981 sq. km (13892 sq. miles),   (Former name)    Formosa             Related adj       Sinitic  


Formosa  
      n      the former name of       Taiwan  
Formosa Strait  
      n   an arm of the Pacific between Taiwan and mainland China, linking the East and South China Seas,   (Also called)    Taiwan Strait  

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Taiwan  
      n   an island in SE Asia between the East China Sea and the South China Sea, off the SE coast of the People's Republic of China: the principal territory of the Republic of China. Pop.: 21843000 (1998 est.),   (Former name)    Formosa         
  Taiwanese      adj, n  


Formosa  
      n      the former name of       Taiwan  
Formosa Strait  
      n   an arm of the Pacific between Taiwan and mainland China, linking the East and South China Seas,   (Also called)    Taiwan Strait  

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Consulte también:

Formosa Strait, form, Forman, formal

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