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mainland China

  1. (informal) The area under the jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China, excluding Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
  2. Also used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see mainland,‎ China.

Usage notesEdit

Includes Hainan province, even though it is an offshore island.

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