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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.
(Placename) of or relating to Annam
(Placename) a former word for Vietnamese
An•na•mese(ˌæn əˈmiz, -ˈmis)
adj., n., pl. -mese. adj.
1. of or pertaining to Annam or its inhabitants.n.
2. a native or inhabitant of Annam.
3. (formerly) Vietnamese (def. 3).Also, An•nam•ite (ˈæn ˌmaɪt)
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|Noun||1.||Annamese - a native or inhabitant of Vietnam |
Annam, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Viet Nam, Vietnam - a communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea; achieved independence from France in 1945
|2.||Annamese - the Mon-Khmer language spoken in Vietnam|
Mon-Khmer - a branch of the Austro-Asiatic languages