Definition of Mao Zedong in English:

Share this entry

Mao Zedong

Pronunciation: /ˌmou ˌzəˈdôNG/
(also Mao Tse-tung /ˌtsə ˈto͝oNG/ /ˌdzə ˈdo͝oNG/)
(1893–1976), Chinese statesman; chairman of the Communist Party of the Chinese People’s Republic 1949–76; head of state 1949–59. A cofounder of the Chinese Communist Party in 1921 and its effective leader from the time of the Long March (1934–35), he eventually defeated both the occupying Japanese and rival Kuomintang nationalist forces to create the People’s Republic of China in 1949.

Words that rhyme with Mao Zedong

along, belong, bong, chaise longue, Geelong, gong, Guangdong, Haiphong, Heilong, Hong Kong, Jong, King Kong, long, mah-jong, Mekong, nong, pong, prolong, sarong, Shillong, song, souchong, strong, thong, throng, tong, Vietcong, wrong

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Mao Ze·dong

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.