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VIETNAM

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VIETNAM (noun)
  The noun VIETNAM has 2 senses:

1. a communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea; achieved independence from France in 1945
2. 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

  Familiarity information: VIETNAM used as a noun is rare.


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VIETNAM (noun)


Sense 1Vietnam [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea; achieved independence from France in 1945

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Annam; Socialist Republic of Vietnam; Viet Nam; Vietnam

Instance hypernyms:

Asian country; Asian nation (nations occupying the Asian continent)

Meronyms (parts of "Vietnam"):

Haiphong (a port city in northern Vietnam; industrial center)

Ho Chi Minh City; Saigon (a city in South Vietnam; formerly (as Saigon) it was the capital of French Indochina)

capital of Vietnam; Hanoi (the capital city of Vietnam; located in North Vietnam)

South Vietnam (a former country in southeastern Asia that existed from 1954 (after the defeat of the French at Dien Bien Phu) until 1975 when it was defeated and annexed by North Vietnam)

North Vietnam (a former country in southeastern Asia that existed from 1954 (after the defeat of the French at Dien Bien Phu) until 1975 when South Vietnam collapsed at the end of the Vietnam War)

Meronyms (members of "Vietnam"):

Annamese; Vietnamese (a native or inhabitant of Vietnam)

Domain member region:

Vietnam; Vietnam War (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)

Dien Bien Phu (the French military base fell after a siege by Vietnam troops that lasted 56 days; ended the involvement of France in Indochina in 1954)

Holonyms ("Vietnam" is a part of...):

Indochina; Indochinese peninsula (a peninsula of southeastern Asia that includes Myanmar and Cambodia and Laos and Malaysia and Thailand and Vietnam)

Holonyms ("Vietnam" is a member of...):

ASEAN; Association of Southeast Asian Nations (an association of nations dedicated to economic and political cooperation in southeastern Asia and who joined with the United States to fight against global terrorism)


Sense 2Vietnam [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

Vietnam War; Vietnam

Instance hypernyms:

war; warfare (the waging of armed conflict against an enemy)

Domain region:

Annam; Socialist Republic of Vietnam; Viet Nam; Vietnam (a communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea; achieved independence from France in 1945)


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