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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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There are various pros and cons of being a woman Annam explains them by saying, 'Yes, being a woman also has several advantages, I am respected more by people, from all walks of life.
Com , A Level, DAE or equivalent will be paid Rs 20,000 per annum as scholarship and Matric level students will be paid Rs 15,000 per Annam.
Tashie Khan liked a photo of a cat in a bat costume, Annam Saleem shared a video of contouring for beginners, Asma Atiq shared 'RIP Aamir Zaki.
A teacher at Northeastern Middle School in Bristol, Connecticut, had invited a local Muslim woman Annam Choudhry to speak this week on Nov.
MAR a thuirt Billy Connolly, chan eil mi a' faicinn adhbhar culaidh-choimheach Albannach a chur orm airson dearbhadh gur e Albannach a th' annam.
Byline: Khaula Atif, Tehmina Babar, Syed Abid Hassan Naqvi, Annam Javed, Afeera Afsheen and Karishma Ehsan
The trust, named For Annam (rice) Charity Ease (FACE), launched its programme called Akshayapathram in Kochi this week, offering free food to anyone at any time of the day.
Eastwood is also home to restaurants for the health-conscious, such as Gourmet Farms, Faburrito, Go Salads, Green Pastures and Annam Noodle Bar.
70) In Annam and Cochinchina, the 'us' implicit in 'our liquor' was gratifyingly inclusive, encompassing not just contraband but also the liquor produced in the few score independent distilleries that were allowed to operate alongside the state-supported hegemon, the Societe francaise des distilleries de l'Indochine (SFDIC).
Hari Prasad and Srinivas Annam top scored with 79 and 58 respectively.
By 1946, Caodaism comprised 741,971 followers in the whole of Indochina, of which 525,758 were in Cochinchina, 148,230 in Annam, 3,500 in Tonkin, and 59,283 in Cambodia--where a mission had been active since 1927.
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.

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