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

  • A city of central Vietnam near the South China Sea northwest of Da Nang. An ancient Annamese city probably dating from the third century AD, it was nearly destroyed during heavy fighting in the Vietnam War but has since been rebuilt.

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  • proper noun A notable port city in central Vietnam
  • proper noun A Vietnamese province named after its above capital


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  • Sub-Captain Hue, killed in a B-52 strike in 1970 enroute transferring the camp from Tay Ninh to Kratie in Cambodia.

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  • Even American female volunteer workers, like the school teachers and medical specialists captured in Hue during the 1968 "Tet" offensive, were suspected of being "spies."

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