Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The capital of Vietnam, in the northern part of the country on the Red River. Founded before the seventh century, it became the capital of French Indochina after 1887 and the capital of North Vietnam after 1954. The city was bombed heavily during the Vietnam War.

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  • proper noun The capital of Vietnam.

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  • noun the capital city of Vietnam; located in North Vietnam

Etymologies

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From Vietnamese Hà Nội, which is a Sino-Vietnamese word 河內.

Examples

  • HANOI -- The Obama administration is ready to move to the "next level" of close relations with Vietnam despite concerns and "profound differences" over human rights, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said during a visit to Hanoi on Thursday.

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  • HANOI - Vietnamese officials said they believed a secret report indicating Hanoi misled the United States over numbers of U.S.

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  • HANOI - The city of Hanoi has unveiled a new professional football club - Megastar United - based specifically in Ha Dong district earlier this week.

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  • HANOI (AFP) - A meeting between US and Chinese defence chiefs in Hanoi on Monday offers

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  • HANOI, Jan 20 (AFP) - Vietnam Wednesday began work on a project to conserve the ancient citadel in Hanoi, which later this year celebrates its 1,000th anniversary as the country's seat of power, officials said.

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  • HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - A Vietnamese court sentenced ... men to death by firing squad for trafficking nearly 8 tons of hashish in one of the country's biggest men to death by firing squad for trafficking nearly 8 tons of hashish in one of the country's biggest Air Travelers and Citizens of Japan ... flight on Vietnam Airlines between Hanoi and Luang Prabang,

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  • HANOI: A three-day fair featuring Chinese language book kicked off in Vietnamese capital city of Hanoi on Friday.

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  • HANOI (AFP) - Eight North Koreans living under a tent at the embassy in Hanoi could spend two weeks there while authorities decide how to deal with their Korea and have been holding him at an airport since early this week, officials said Thursday.

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