HyperDic: formosa

English > 1 sense of the word Formosa:
NOUNlocationFormosa, Taiwanan island in southeastern Asia 100 miles off the coast of mainland China in the South China Sea
Formosa > pronunciation
Soundsfaormow'sah
Rhymesbalsa ... Walesa: 36 rhymes with sah...
English > Formosa: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningAn island in southeastern Asia 100 miles off the coast of mainland China in the South China Sea.
SynonymTaiwan
Instance ofislandA land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
Part ofSouth China SeaA tropical arm of the Pacific Ocean near southeastern Asia subject to frequent typhoons
SpanishTaiwan, Taiwán
CatalanTaiwan
AdjectivesFormosanof or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language

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