Annamite


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An·nam

 (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.
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Noun1.Annamite - the Mon-Khmer language spoken in VietnamAnnamite - the Mon-Khmer language spoken in Vietnam
Mon-Khmer - a branch of the Austro-Asiatic languages
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Nanette," Hervey informs the reader, " in spite of her name, was a pure Annamite from Quang Tri," who had matured into "a restless little creature with incendiary thoughts" (67).
The territories of the Military Region I, II, III and IV included the border provinces with China and Vietnam, along with the Annamite Mountain ranges.
These include the Sumatran striped rabbit, hispid hare, Amami rabbit and the Annamite striped rabbit, only discovered by scientists in 1995.
The Nam Theun River, a major tributary of the Mekong River, is situated on the Nakai plateau between the Mekong River and the Annamite Mountains delineating the eastern border of Laos with Vietnam.
Gerould also noted three additional early variations on the theme: Jewish, Annamite, and Survian VI.
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Scientists have found hundreds of previously unknown species of mammals in the last few decades, including several featured here, such as the tube-lipped nectar bat, from the Andes Mountains of Ecuador and a striped rabbit from the Annamite Mountains of Laos and Vietnam--a life-size model of which is included in the exhibition.
After hitting an Annamite hospital in the Yersin hospital complex (where the bombs seriously injured several patients and killed some Annamite nurses), forty-six civilians were killed and 141 were wounded in the Vietnamese and Chinese residential areas.
It may all have been entirely innocent; a humane colon reaching out to help a struggling young Annamite.
La fameuse promenade du dragon, dite Tarasque annamite, suscite par ailleurs un commentaire particulierement interessant de l'historien et futur academicien Georges Lenotre qui y voit litteralement un renversement carnavalesque de l'ordre en employant l'expression, au debut de son article, L'Exposition de Paris : << Lorsque les Annamites occupes a coloniser l'Esplanade des Invalides .
More than 30 years ago, a military UH-1 Huey helicopter carrying four photojournalists over the Annamite Mountains of Laos was struck by enemy fire and crashed to the jungle below.
sailors and Annamite soldiers to lower the new engine safely into place to achieve "the fastest -- and undoubtedly the first -- engine change that had ever been made in Indochina," according to Donovan.

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