from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Ho Chi Minh 1890-1969. Vietnamese leader and first president of North Vietnam (1954-1969). His army was victorious in the French Indochina War (1946-1954), and he later led North Vietnam's struggle to defeat the U.S.-supported government in South Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh died before the reunification of Vietnam (1976).

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  • proper n. The biggest city of Viet Nam, formerly known as Saigon. Also called "Ho Chi Minh City".

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  • n. Vietnamese communist statesman who fought the Japanese in World War II and the French until 1954 and South Vietnam until 1975 (1890-1969)


Named after Ho Chi Minh, first president of Vietnam (Wiktionary)


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