/kwoh"min'tang", -tahng"/; Chin. /gwaw"min"dahng"/, n.
the dominant political party of China from 1928 to 1949, founded chiefly by Sun Yat-sen in 1912 and led from 1925 to 1975 by Chiang Kai-shek; the dominant party of the Republic of China (Taiwan) since 1949.
[ < Chin (Wade-Giles) kuo2min2tang3, (pinyin) guómín dang national people's party, equiv. to guó nation + mín people + dang party; cf. TANG, TONG2]

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