- Also called For·mo·sa [fawr-moh-suh] /fɔrˈmoʊ sə/ .
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use Taiwan in a sentence
Taiwan helps us a lot, sending donations and financing, but it doesn’t serve us at a great scale.The U.S. and China Are Battling for Influence in Latin America, and the Pandemic Has Raised the Stakes | Charlie Campell/Beijing | February 4, 2021 | Time
These newly reported fossils were first spotted in 2013 at Taiwan’s Badouzi promontory by paleontologist Masakazu Nara of Kochi University in Japan.Giant worms may have burrowed into the ancient seafloor to ambush prey | Helen Thompson | January 22, 2021 | Science News
Launched last year, JustKitchen currently offers 14 brands in Taiwan, including Smith & Wollensky and TGI Fridays.JustKitchen is using cloud kitchens to create the next generation of restaurant franchising | Catherine Shu | January 22, 2021 | TechCrunch
That mistrust could be why Taiwan has yet to officially strike a deal for the vaccine.Pfizer and BioNTech’s overlooked third partner will distribute the vaccine in China—and it’s facing some resistance | Grady McGregor | January 9, 2021 | Fortune
Yet, Goldstein notes, “It hasn’t prevented countries like Vietnam or Taiwan or South Korea or New Zealand from being able to contain the virus.”Early details emerge about the new U.K. coronavirus variant | Erin Garcia de Jesus | January 4, 2021 | Science News For Students
The two islands are now tourist sites for visitors from Taiwan and mainland China.
Even though we may recognize China, we may not abandon Taiwan.Will the Tapes That Destroyed Nixon Help Rehabilitate His Image? | Scott Porch | August 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In 2013, Taiwan passed an amendment to its Gender Equality Act allotting women three paid days of menstrual leave each year.
But I have to confess: Taiwan did have General Tso’s Chicken in the ‘60s.‘The Search for General Tso’: The Origins of America’s Favorite Chinese Dish, General Tso’s Chicken | Marlow Stern | April 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In Taipei, Taiwan, a Bach flash mob consisting of cellists and tuba players took over a train.
It may take time, but China, too, will one day be as free as its neighbors in Taiwan.The Civilization of Illiteracy | Mihai Nadin
I agree with you that a dangerous situation exists in the Taiwan area.The Communist Threat in the Taiwan Area | John Foster Dulles and Dwight D. Eisenhower
Any such naked use of force would pose an issue far transcending the offshore islands and even the security of Taiwan (Formosa).The Communist Threat in the Taiwan Area | John Foster Dulles and Dwight D. Eisenhower
Therefore they reject the idea, proposed by some American politicians, that Taiwan should become an independent state.A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.] | Wolfram Eberhard
Both Taiwan and mainland China have developed extremely quickly.A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.] | Wolfram Eberhard
British Dictionary definitions for Taiwan
an island in SE Asia between the East China Sea and the South China Sea, off the SE coast of the People's Republic of China: the principal territory of the Republic of China; claimed by the People's Republic of China since its political separation from mainland China in the late 1940s. Pop: 23 299 716 (2013 est): Former name: Formosa
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cultural definitions for Taiwan
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.