Definition of People's Republic in English:

People's Republic

Syllabification: Peo·ple's Re·pub·lic


  • 1Used in the official title of several present or former communist or left-wing states.
    More example sentences
    • He proclaimed the country a communist People's Republic.
    • It refused to recognize the communist People's Republic of China for over two decades.
    • One of the tributes came from the central committee of the Communist Party of the People's Republic of China.
  • 1.1 (the People's Republic) short for People's Republic of China.

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