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Sun Yat-sen

[ soon -yaht-sen ]
/ ˈsʊn ˈyɑtˈsɛn /
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noun
1866–1925, Chinese political and revolutionary leader.
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Also Pinyin, Sun Yi·xian [soon -yee-shyahn]. /ˈsun ˈyiˈʃyɑn/.

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Sun Yat-sen
/ (ˈsʊn ˈjɑːtˈsɛn) /

noun
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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