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French Indochina


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  • proper n. A former part of the French colonial empire in Indochina in southeast Asia, consisting of the current territories of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the French colonies of the territory now occupied by Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam


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  • In French Indochina, the Communist leader, whose nom de guerre was Ho Chi Minh, had declared himself head of an independent Vietnamese republic.

    A Covert Affair

  • As a result of the British and French propaganda, U.S. prestige in French Indochina had deteriorated rapidly since VJ Day.

    A Covert Affair

  • Thousands of still-armed Japanese soldiers were “keeping order” in French Indochina, Paul reported to his brother, adding that Heppner expected there would be civil war there soon, too.

    A Covert Affair

  • He nimbly plucks historical antecedents involving Woodrow Wilson, the League of Nations, William Howard Taft, and Charles de Gaulle, moving forward through the abandonment and fall of Dienbienphu in French Indochina in 1954.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • As for Martin himself, in 1950 he settled in French Indochina, where he worked with Army dissidents to engineer a crisis that would also cause disruption back home.

    The Sion Revelation

  • Malraux first came to public attention as the result of an escapade in Cambodia then in French Indochina in 1922, when he was twenty-one.

    The Sion Revelation

  • I only knew about a place called French Indochina.

    An American Life

  • Pisier was born in French Indochina, now Vietnam, where her father served as colonial governor.

    The Guardian World News

  • The First Indochina War (also called the French Indochina War) was fought in Southeast Asia from 19 December 1946 until 1 August 1954 between the nation of France and the resistance movement led by Ho Chi Minh, called the Viet Minh.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Laos and Cambodia were under the same French administrations, and are sometimes included in the term "French Indochina".

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]


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