Ho Chi Minh City

geographical name
\ ˈhō-ˌchē-ˈmin How to pronounce Ho Chi Minh City (audio) \
variants: or Vietnamese Thanh Pho Ho Chi Minh \ ˈtän-​ˈfō-​ˈhō-​ˌchē-​ˈmin How to pronounce Thanh Pho Ho Chi Minh (audio) \ or formerly Saigon \ sī-​ˈgän How to pronounce Saigon (audio) , ˈsī-​ˌ \

Definition of Ho Chi Minh City

city and river port in southern Vietnam; formerly (as Saigon) the capital of South Vietnam population 5,950,000

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