Definitions for kuomintangˈkwoʊˌmɪnˈtæŋ, -ˈtɑŋ, ˈgwoʊ-
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Kuo•min•tangˈkwoʊˌmɪnˈtæŋ, -ˈtɑŋ, ˈgwoʊ-(n.)
the main political party of China from 1928 to 1949, founded chiefly by Sun Yat-sen in 1911 and later led by Chiang Kai-Shek: the main party of Taiwan since 1949.
Origin of Kuomintang:
< Chin guómín dǎng national people's party
the political party founded in 1911 by Sun Yat-sen; it governed China under Chiang Kai-shek from 1928 until 1949 when the Communists took power and subsequently was the official ruling party of Taiwan