Communist China
mainland China mainland China n. The People's Republic of China, also called {Communist China}, in distinction from {Nationalist China}, the government located on the island of Taiwan. Both governments claim to represent the entire people of China, but the People's republic is recognized as China by the United Nationss and most of its member states.

Syn: Red China, PRC, Beijing. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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