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Syllabification: Kuo·min·tang
Pronunciation: /ˈkwōˈminˈtaNG, -ˈtäNG, ˈɡwô-
(also Guomindang /ˈɡwōˈminˈdäNG/)

Definition of Kuomintang in English:

A nationalist party founded in China under Sun Yat-sen in 1912, and led by Chiang Kai-shek from 1925. It held power from 1928 until the Communist Party took power in October 1949, and subsequently formed the central administration of Taiwan.


from Chinese, 'national people's party'.

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