Definition for mainland (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for mainland
In 1957, the islands came under repeated shelling by Mainland--or as it was then called, “Red”-- China.
The two islands are now tourist sites for visitors from Taiwan and mainland China.
Palombo, who was on the mainland at the time, told him to move on.The Costa Concordia’s Randy Reckless Captain Takes the Stand|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even now, the protest sites see a good number of Mainland Chinese tourists who stop by to read the posters and banners.
Shoppers from Mainland China arrived in droves, and gained front row seats to civil disobedience in action.
What could any man want with this piece of earth as long as there is room for his feet on the mainland!Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard|Joseph Conrad
Now I shall take the train as soon as I reach the mainland.'The Well-Beloved|Thomas Hardy
After reaching the mainland we would be all right, but there was that confounded three mile bridge to cross.Danger Signals|John A. Hill and Jasper Ewing Brady
Boston is sort of set between two rivers, but it is fast of the mainland, and doesn't look so much like floating off.A Little Girl in Old Boston|Amanda Millie Douglas
The best thing that you can do is to turn around and go back to the mainland.The Dare Boys in Virginia|Stephen Angus Cox