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Kuomintang

Line breaks: Kuo¦min|tang
Pronunciation: /ˌkwəʊmɪnˈtaŋ
 
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(also Guomindang)

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.

Origin

from Chinese, 'national people's party'.

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