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Tonkin

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geographical name Ton·kin \ˈtäŋ-kən; ˈtän-ˈkin, ˈtäŋ-\

Definition of Tonkin

  1. region N Indochina bordering on China, since 1946 forming N part of Vietnam; chief city Hanoi

Tonkinese

play \ˌtäŋ-kə-ˈnēz, ˌtän-, -ˈnēs\ or

Tongkingese

play \ˌtäŋ-kiŋ-ˈēz, -ˈēs\ adjective or noun


Variants of tonkin

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Tongking

play \ˈtäŋ-ˈkiŋ\

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