Indochina

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geographical name In·do·chi·na \ˌin-(ˌ)dō-ˈchī-nə\

Definition of Indochina

  1. 1 peninsula in southeastern Asia; includes Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, and Peninsular Malaysia

  2. 2 or French Indochina former country in southeastern Asia comprising Annam, Cochin China, and Tonkin (all now part of Vietnam), Cambodia, and Laos; capital Hanoi


INDOCHINA Defined for English Language Learners

Indochina

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geographical name In·do·chi·na \ˌin-(ˌ)dō-ˈchī-nə\

Definition of Indochina for English Language Learners

  • : land area including Myanmar, the Malay Peninsula, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam

  • : former country of Asia


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