Haiphong

geographical name

Hai·​phong ˈhī-ˈfȯŋ How to pronounce Haiphong (audio)
-ˈfäŋ
city and port in the delta of the Red River in Tonkin, northern Vietnam population 808,000

Note: During the Vietnam War, Haiphong was heavily bombed by the U.S.

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“Haiphong.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Haiphong. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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