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Tai·wan

Taiwan

 
pronunciation:
taI wan
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an island off the southeastern coast of China; Formosa.
definition 2: a land including this island and nearby others that claims its independence from The People's Republic of China and is considered an independent country by itself and several sovereign nations. Taiwan also considers itself the legitimate government of all of China; Republic of China.
 
derivations: Taiwanese (adj.), Taiwanian (adj.), Taiwanese (n.), Taiwanian (n.)