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- proper n. Vietnam, especially (in the US) the Vietnam War
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Am not.
- imp. of nim.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Preterit of nim.
- n. In old law, distraint; distress.
- n. A Middle English contraction of ne am, am not.
- n. An abbreviation of North America, or North American.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
 From the account which follows it will be seen that the term Namáz expresses what we term a 'Service.'
Hey Del, my dad was a Ranger in "Nam", what were you?
The Army rediscovered a trick we used in 'Nam' called "baiting," where you leave ammunition and pieces of explosive devices out and shoot whoever takes them.
My Army career went from 1970-90 (1 tour in Nam) and nobody ever spit or did any of those things to me.
Mar. 29th, 2010 07: 37 pm (UTC) lasted longer than Vietnam what dates are they using for that? we had "military advisors" in Nam since the late 50's and the Police Action didnt end until May 1975 ..
I served two tours in Nam, in 66 I served aboard the USS Hull and in 68 was on a mine sweeper the MS Force. larry ray vogler prmjcm
I often think of an old friend who was shot in Nam by another GI who had been smoking too much weed.
He has been claiming combat in Nam to the VA, he was a Comm Chief in Nam and not in combat.
Nam; POW; 2 million bounty on head in Nam; SEAL Afghanistan (wounded) treated Bethesda.
PH, 3 tours in Nam, 70-73, in Briar Patch - operating in a "Shadow Force", attached to VMFA-333 (Trip-Trey), F-4 fighter jet squadron.