Definition of Sun Yat-sen in English:

Sun Yat-sen

(also Sun Yixian)

proper noun

  • (1866–1925), Chinese statesman; provisional president of the Republic of China 1911–12 and president of the Southern Chinese Republic 1923–25. He organized the Kuomintang force and established a secessionist government at Guangzhou.

Pronunciation:

Sun Yat-sen

/ˌso͝on ˌyätˈsen/