Indochina

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In·do·chi·na

geographical name \ˌin-(ˌ)dō-ˈchī-nə\

Definition of INDOCHINA

1
peninsula SE Asia; includes Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Malay Peninsula, Thailand, & Vietnam
2
or French Indochina former country SE Asia comprising Annam, Cochin China, & Tonkin (all now part of Vietnam), Cambodia, & Laos Hanoi

Rhymes with INDOCHINA

Indochina

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Region of mainland Southeast Asia. The term, now largely superseded by the name Southeast Asia, was used mainly by Westerners to describe the intermingling of Indian and Chinese cultural influences in the region. Indochinese Peninsula typically referred to Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam (see French Indochina), though it was sometimes expanded to include Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, and the mainland portion of Malaysia.

Variants of INDOCHINA

Indochina or Indochinese Peninsula

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