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Mao Ze•dong

Pronunciation: (mou' zu-doong', dzu-; Chin. mou' zu'dông'), [key]
1893–1976, Chinese Communist leader: chairman of the People's Republic of China 1949–59; chairman of the Chinese Communist party 1943–76. Also, Wade-Giles,Mao Tse-tungPronunciation: (mou' tsu-toong', dzu-doong'; Chin.mou' dzu'doong'). [key]

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