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The capital and largest city of Taiwan, in the northern part of the country. Founded in the 1700s, it was ruled by the Japanese from 1895 to 1945 and later became the headquarters of Chiang Kai-shek and the Chinese Nationalists when they fled mainland China (1949).
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(Placename) the capital of Taiwan (the Republic of China), at the N tip of the island: became capital in 1885; industrial centre; two universities. Pop: 2 473 000 (2005 est)
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the capital of Taiwan, in the N part. 2,640,000.
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|Noun||1.||Taipei - the capital of Nationalist China; located in northern Taiwan|
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