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Noun: Viet Nam
  1. A communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea; achieved independence from France in 1945
    - Vietnam, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Annam, Nam
Noun: Vietnam  ,vee,et'naam or ,vee,et'nam
  1. A prolonged war (1954-1975) between the communist armies of North Vietnam who were supported by the Chinese and the armies of South Vietnam who were supported by the United States
    - Vietnam War

Type of: Asian country, Asian nation, war, warfare

Part of: ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Indochina, Indochinese peninsula

Encyclopedia: Viet Nam

Vietnam, Rep of South