Taiping

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Etymology[edit]

From the pinyin romanization of Mandarin Chinese 太平 (Tàipíng, literally Great Peace, Great Pacified Region).

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Taiping

  1. (historical) The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom, a rebel state in southern, eastern, and central China during the mid-19th century.
  2. (geography) Various districts, towns, townships, mountains, and islands in China, Taiwan, and Malaysia.
  3. (historical, geography) Taiping Prefecture, a former prefecture of China located west of Nanjing during the Ming and Qing dynasties.
  4. (geography, uncommon) Victoria Peak in Hong Kong.

Noun[edit]

Taiping (plural Taipings)

  1. (historical) A member of the Taiping rebels during the mid-19th century.
    • 2014, Encyclopædia Britannica, "Taiping Rebellion":
      Under the Taipings, the Chinese language was simplified, and equality between men and women was decreed.

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