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Tao or Dao (/ta?/; /da?/; Chinese: ?; pinyin: Dào (help·info)) is a Chinese word meaning 'way'; 'path'; 'route'; or sometimes more loosely; 'doctrine' or 'principle'. Within the context of traditional Chinese philosophy and religion; Tao is a metaphysical concept originating with Laozi that gave rise to a religion (Wade?Giles; Tao Chiao; Pinyin; Daojiao) and philosophy (Wade?Giles; Tao chia; Pinyin; Daojia) referred to in English with the single term Taoism.

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