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Tonkin

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

Definition of TONKIN

region N Indochina bordering on China, since 1946 forming N part of Vietnam; chief city Hanoi
Ton·kin·ese \ˌtäŋ-kə-ˈnēz, ˌtän-, -ˈnēs\ or Tong·king·ese \ˌtäŋ-kiŋ-ˈēz, -ˈēs\ adjective or noun

Variants of TONKIN

Ton·kin or Tong·king \ˈtäŋ-ˈkiŋ\

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