from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- See Da Nang.
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One day, at length, they arrived off a land called Tourane, where the
Danang, then called Tourane, was captured in late 1858 and Gia Dinh (Saigon and later Ho Chi Minh City) in early 1859.
Of the many sanctuaries which have been discovered, the most remarkable are those of Mi-son, and Dong Duong, both in the neighbourhood of Tourane, and Po Nagar close to Nhatrang.
Vietnamese resistance and outbreaks of cholera and typhoid forced the French to abandon Tourane in early 1860.
Chapter 1 Down Through Tourane: Paris To Bourdeaux
Telegraph Co., from Amoy to Tourane; the Great Northern Telegraph