Cholon


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Cholon

(tʃəˈlʌn; French ʃɔlɔ̃)
n
(Placename) a city in S Vietnam: a suburb of Ho Chi Minh City
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Plus, not to be done yet, five high bidders received $100 gift cards to these area restaurants during the Live Auction: Elway's, ChoLon, Cru Wine Bar, 240 Union and Bonefish Grill.
While all this was going on, in 2010 Deters, his wife, Alicia Pokoik Deters, and Chef Lon Symensma opened downtown Denver's ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro.
Nguyen was found in a bombed out village called Cholon by some nuns.
Mekens, Movima, Yurakare, Cholon, Cofan, Cavinena, and Ecuadorian Quechua are among the languages discussed.
Soms word minder bekende grepe uit die geskiedenis vernuftig met die reisindrukke verweef, soos byvoorbeeld die verhaal van Marguerite Duras en haar Sjinese minnaar in Cholon ("Verbode liefde in Saigon", p.
19) All of the surviving captured B-24 fliers were sent first to a Kempeitai police station in Cholon (Saigon) for interrogation, and then transferred to a POW camp in Singapore.
The celebration of the Chinese New Year was briefly interrupted at the Cholon Restaurant by a shabbily dressed, middle-aged Caucasian who appeared suddenly on the dance floor, unshaven, unwashed, and unwanted, and made a nuisance of himself by haranguing a young Vietnamese girl.
The penultimate scene in The Quiet American, no less, with Fowler waiting to dine with the agent Alden Pyle (Brendan Fraser) in Cholon, Saigon's Chinatown, once the most notorious neighbourhood in the country, rife with brothels and opium dens and "taxi girls" on the prowl.