Associations to the word «Mainland»

Wiktionary

MAINLAND, noun. The main landmass of a country or continent
MAINLAND CHINA, proper noun. (informal) The area under the jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China, excluding Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
MAINLAND CHINA, proper noun. Also used in literal contexts: see mainland,‎ China.
MAINLAND CHINESE, noun. A person living in or originating from mainland China.
MAINLAND CHINESE, adjective. Of or pertaining to mainland China.

Dictionary definition

MAINLAND, noun. The main land mass of a country or continent; as distinguished from an island or peninsula.

Wise words

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