Vietnam

Definitions of Vietnam
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n a communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea; achieved independence from France in 1945

Synonyms:
Annam, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Viet Nam
Example of:
Asian country, Asian nation
any one of the nations occupying the Asian continent

n a prolonged war (1954-1975) between the communist armies of North Vietnam who were supported by the Chinese and the armies of South Vietnam who were supported by the United States

Synonyms:
Vietnam War
Example of:
war, warfare
the waging of armed conflict against an enemy

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