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- proper n. A defacto state in East Asia, commonly known as Taiwan.
- proper n. A government of the state of China, which only controls the Taiwan Area.
- proper n. A former state in East Asia, which claimed China-proper, Taiwan, the whole of Mongolia (including Outer Mongolia), Tibet and the whole of Manchuria (including Outer Manchuria), with two successor states, the People's Republic of China and Taiwan.
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- n. a government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the Communists led by Mao Zedong
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