from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital and largest city of Taiwan, in the northern part of the country. Founded in the 18th century, it was ruled by the Japanese from 1895 to 1945 and later became the headquarters of Chiang Kai-shek and the Chinese Nationalists when they fled mainland China (1949). Population: 2,630,000.
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- proper n. The capital and largest city of Taiwan, in the northern part of the country.
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- n. the capital of Nationalist China; located in northern Taiwan
Mandarin 台北 (Táiběi) (Wiktionary)