唐山

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Tang mountain, refers to the area that eventually came under the jurisdiction of the Tang Dynasty (唐朝). 唐山人 refers to the people who come from that area.

Proper noun[edit]

唐山

  1. Tangshan (city in China)
  2. (Taiwanese Hokkien) China (mainland)

Usage notes[edit]

an old-fashioned term for mainland China.

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