[ soo n yaht-sen ]
/ ˈsʊn ˈyɑtˈsɛn /
1866–1925, Chinese political and revolutionary leader.
Also Pinyin, Sun Yi·xian [soon yee-shyahn] /ˈsun ˈyiˈʃyɑn/.
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British Dictionary definitions for sun yat-sen
/ (ˈsʊn ˈjɑːtˈsɛn) /
1866–1925, Chinese statesman, who was instrumental in the overthrow of the Manchu dynasty and was the first president of the Republic of China (1911). He reorganized the Kuomintang
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