- Formosa Strait.
See Taiwan Strait.
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Formosa Strait — former name for TAIWAN STRAIT * * * … Universalium
Formosa Strait — former name for TAIWAN STRAIT … English World dictionary
Formosa Strait — n. Taiwan Strait, strait (of the Pacific Ocean) between Taiwan and China … English contemporary dictionary
Formosa Strait — Formo′sa Strait′ n. geg former name of Taiwan Strait … From formal English to slang
Formosa Strait — geographical name see Taiwan Strait … New Collegiate Dictionary
Formosa Strait — /fɔmoʊsə ˈstreɪt/ (say fawmohsuh strayt) noun former name of Taiwan Strait … Australian-English dictionary
Formosa Strait. — See Taiwan Strait … Useful english dictionary
Formosa (disambiguation) — Formosa is a place name which comes from Portuguese (*from Latin formosus , meaning “beautiful”).The following places bear the name: * The island of Taiwan is historically known as Formosa, the name given by Portuguese sailors due to the beauty… … Wikipedia
strait — straitly, adv. straitness, n. /strayt/, n. 1. Often, straits. (used with a sing. v.) a narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water. 2. Often, straits. a position of difficulty, distress, or need: Ill and penniless, he was in sad… … Universalium
Formosa Resolution of 1955 — The Formosa Resolution was a bill enacted by the U.S. Congress on January 29, 1955 that established an American commitment to defend Formosa (Taiwan). As a matter of American foreign policy, President Dwight D. Eisenhower promised to protect… … Wikipedia