the People's Republic of China, as distinguished from Taiwan.
- mainland Chinese, adjective, noun
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How to use mainland China in a sentence
Shoppers from mainland China arrived in droves, and gained front row seats to civil disobedience in action.Chinese Tourists Are Taking Hong Kong Protest Selfies | Brendon Hong | October 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The attempts to censor news in mainland China about the protests backfired.Chinese Tourists Are Taking Hong Kong Protest Selfies | Brendon Hong | October 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Others also suspect civil groups with funding coming from mainland China are sowing dissent.
Hongkongers enjoy freedoms that are unimaginable in mainland China.
“We have a relative in Hong Kong who does business in mainland China,” one of the Zhous said.
We were in hostile isolation from a quarter of the world's people who lived in mainland China.