[ tahy-nahn ]
/ ˈtaɪˈnɑn /
noun Wade-Giles, Pinyin.
a city in SW Taiwan.
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British Dictionary definitions for tainan
/ (ˈtaɪˈnæn) /
a city in the SW Taiwan: an early centre of Chinese emigration from the mainland; formerly the largest city and capital of the island (1638–1885); Chengkung University. Pop: 754 000 (2005 est)
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