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 (ə-năm′, ăn′ăm′)
A region and former kingdom of central Vietnam on the South China Sea between Tonkin and Cochin China. It was ruled by China from 111 bc until ad 939 and came under French control in the 19th century.

An′na·mese′ (ăn′ə-mēz′, -mēs′), An′nam·ite′ adj. & n.


(æˈnæm; ˈænæm) or


(Placename) a former kingdom (3rd century–1428), empire (1428–1884), and French protectorate (1884–1945) of E Indochina: now part of Vietnam



a former kingdom and French protectorate along the E coast of French Indochina: now part of Vietnam.
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Noun1.Annam - a communist state in Indochina on the South China SeaAnnam - a communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea; achieved independence from France in 1945
Dien Bien Phu - the French military base fell after a siege by Vietnam troops that lasted 56 days; ended the involvement of France in Indochina in 1954
Vietnam War, Vietnam - 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
ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations - an association of nations dedicated to economic and political cooperation in southeastern Asia and who joined with the United States to fight against global terrorism
Indochina, Indochinese peninsula - a peninsula of southeastern Asia that includes Myanmar and Cambodia and Laos and Malaysia and Thailand and Vietnam
North Vietnam - a former country in southeastern Asia that existed from 1954 (after the defeat of the French at Dien Bien Phu) until 1975 when South Vietnam collapsed at the end of the Vietnam War
South Vietnam - a former country in southeastern Asia that existed from 1954 (after the defeat of the French at Dien Bien Phu) until 1975 when it was defeated and annexed by North Vietnam
capital of Vietnam, Hanoi - the capital city of Vietnam; located in North Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon - a city in South Vietnam; formerly (as Saigon) it was the capital of French Indochina
Haiphong - a port city in northern Vietnam; industrial center
Annamese, Vietnamese - a native or inhabitant of Vietnam
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Install roundabout at Cabbage Tree Rd and Samuel St, raised median at Samuel St and Parkland Rd, upgrade to ~Stop~ at Cabbage Tree Rd and Annam Rd west and install signage, CAMs, RRPMs and guideposts with reflectors on Cabbage Tree Rd and Samuel St
Chanar 155: (Umar 54, Annam 40; Azhar 3, Jameel 2 wkts) lost United 156 for 5 in 17 overs: (Azhar 35, Shuja 24; Faraz 3 wkts) by 5 wkts.
Dinse GE, Jusko TA, Ho LA, Annam K, Graubard BI, Hertz-Picciotto I, et al.
Fasting times Reyjavik, Iceland 21:57 Stockholm, Sweden 20:57 Juneau, Alaska, USA 19:51 London, England 18:53 Berlin, Germany 18:01 Toronto, Canada 17:14 Istanbul, Turkey 17:13 Beijing, China 17:00 Dearborn, USA 16:59 Chicago, USA 16:54 New York City, USA 16:43 Tehran, Iran 16:20 Rabat, Morocco 16:08 Cairo, Egypt 15:50 Los Angeles, USA 15:48 Karachi, Pakistan 15:09 Dhaka, Bangladesh 15:03 Mecca, Saudi Arabia 14:53 Mumbai, India 14:38 Abuja, Nigeria 14:03 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 13:33 Punta Annam, Chile 13:26 Jakarta, Indonesia 13:01 Rio, Brazil 12:04 Sydney, Australia 9:56 Note: Table made from bar graph.
In 1267 he declared to the King of Annam (Dai Viet) his expectation that Zhenla (Kamboja) would make its submission to him: "If they resist my orders, it will be necessary to punish them; for that I have troops in Yunnan".
These three regions--Tonkin in the North, Annam in the centre, and Cochin-China in the south--do not correspond to the regions in this paper, but the different historical development and cultures within these 'regions' prompt questions on the effects of location on business performance.
What can be said is that their relatively tightly clustered lead isotope signatures (Figure 10) are consistent with the bulk of the broadly contemporaneous (500 BC-AD 200) leaded bronze Southeast Asian Lead Isotope Project database for Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam, perhaps suggesting the addition of lead produced from minerals of a comparable geological age, most probably from the Annam Cordillera, which runs between Vietnam and Laos (Pryce et al.
The French also promised to allow a referendum to resolve the question as to whether the three administrative units comprising present-day Vietnam--Tonkin, Annam, and Cochinchina--should be allowed to unite.
He took the role of Regional Sales Manager at parent company Annam Group, where he was responsible for the growth of the organisation's northern Vietnam operation with a turnover of US $2m.
26,10-17): bhara have pancakkhandha bharaharo ca puggalo / bharadanm duhkham loke bharanikkhepanam sukham // nikkhipitva garum bharam annam bharam anadiya / samulam tanham abbhuyha nicchato parinibbuto //.
The total electricity consumption per Annam is measured in Giga Watt hour (GWh) or ([10.
Mr Joe H S annam celebrated his birthday in March with a big party in Mirfield.

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