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Formosa is a historical name for Taiwan. The term may also refer to:

Places

  • Formosa Strait, another name for the Taiwan Strait
  • Formosa Province, Argentina
  • Formosa, Goiás, Brazil (near Brasília in Goiás State)
  • Formosa, Ontario, Canada
  • Formosa, Arkansas, USA
  • Bioko island was named “Formosa” by Fernão do Pó.
  • Formosa (Guinea-Bissau), an island in the Bissagos Islands, Guinea-Bissau
  • A fort built by the Portuguese in Malacca in the 16th century
  • The eastern city of Formosa is the home of Madame Tang and her dragon in the video game Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow based on the Disney films
  • A township on the Northern outskirts of Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Other uses

See also

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1911 encyclopedia

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From LoveToKnow 1911

There is more than one meaning of Formosa discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia. We are planning to let all links go to the correct meaning directly, but for now you will have to search it out from the list below by yourself. If you want to change the link that led you here yourself, it would be appreciated.


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