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

  • A river of southeast Asia flowing about 4,183 km (2,600 mi) from southeast China to the South China Sea through a vast delta in southern Vietnam. The delta, a major rice-growing area, was the scene of heavy fighting during the Vietnam War.

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  • proper n. A river of southeast Asia that flows about 4,183 km (2,600 miles) from Tibet to the South China Sea in Vietnam.

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  • n. an Asian river; flows through a large delta in southern Vietnam into the South China Sea


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