Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The capital and largest city of Taiwan, in the northern part of the country. Founded in the 1700s, 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).

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  • proper noun The capital and largest city of Taiwan, in the northern part of the country.

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  • noun the capital of Nationalist China; located in northern Taiwan

Etymologies

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Mandarin 台北 (Táiběi)

Examples

  • Chunghwa-Goldman Contract TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taipei prosecutors are looking into a 10-year foreign-currency options contract that Chunghwa Telecom Co. signed with Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in 2007.

    Taiwan Prosecutors Probe

  • October 31st, 2009 TAIPEI - More than 20,000 people marched in Taipei Saturday to demand equal rights for gays and the legalisation of homosexual marriage.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • October 31st, 2009 TAIPEI - More than 20,000 people marched in Taipei Saturday to demand equal rights for gays and the legalisation of homosexual marriage.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • October 31st, 2009 TAIPEI - More than 20,000 people marched in Taipei Saturday to demand equal rights for gays and the legalisation of homosexual marriage.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • TAIPEI, Feb 9 (AFP) - Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou said Tuesday that the island needs a proposed trade pact with China despite warnings that Taipei would become more reliant on its powerful neighbour.

    My Sinchew -

  • TAIPEI, April 1 (Reuters) - PIMCO sees Europe's actions on Greece as ineffective in fixing the country's problems, and saw a credit downgrade for the UK possibly within a year, Scott Mather, head of global portfolio management for PIMCO, told a briefing in Taipei on Thursday.

    FinanzNachrichten.de: Aktuelle Nachrichten

  • TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Oyster farmers from the western coastal areas of Taiwan staged a protest in Taipei Saturday against industrial facilities near their farms that they said have seriously threatened their operations.

    China Post Online - Taiwan , News , Taiwan newspaper

  • TAIPEI: Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou said on Tuesday that the island needs a proposed trade pact with China despite warnings that Taipei would become more reliant on its powerful neighbour.

    Channel NewsAsia Front Page News

  • TAIPEI, April 1 (Reuters) - PIMCO sees Europe's actions on Greece as ineffective in fixing the country's problems, and saw a credit downgrade for the UK possibly within a year, Scott Mather, head of global portfolio management for PIMCO, told a briefing in Taipei on Thursday.

    FinanzNachrichten.de: Aktuelle Nachrichten

  • TAIPEI: Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou said on Tuesday that the island needs a proposed trade pact with China despite warnings that Taipei would become more reliant on its powerful neighbour.

    Channel NewsAsia Front Page News

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