Ho Chi Minh City

geographical name
\ˈhō-ˌchē-ˈmin \
variants: or Vietnamese Thanh Pho Ho Chi Minh \ ˈtän-​ˈfō-​ˈhō-​ˌchē-​ˈmin \ or formerly Saigon \ sī-​ˈgän , 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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