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A city of northeast Vietnam on the Red River delta near the Gulf of Tonkin, established in 1874.


(Placename) a port in N Vietnam, on the Red River delta: a major industrial centre. Pop: 1 817 000 (2005 est)



a seaport in N Vietnam, near the Gulf of Tonkin. 1,447,523.
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Noun1.Haiphong - a port city in northern Vietnam; industrial center
Annam, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Viet Nam, Vietnam - a communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea; achieved independence from France in 1945
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Burns had had no personal knowledge of that affair, but positive evidence of it existed in the shape of a photograph taken in Haiphong.
Cae1/4aoest le dernier drapeau qui a flott[euro]u[c] sur le camp de mon groupement des commandos nord-Vietnam [euro]u Haiphong, avant quae1/4aoon nous donne lae1/4aoordre dae1/4ao[euro]u[c]vacuer le nord.
These comprise of Qui Nhon, Quang Ninh, Haiphong, Thanh Hoa, Phu Quoc, and Nha Trang Cam Ranh.
Internationally sensitive areas, such as the border zone with China and the port of Haiphong, would be off limits to both USAF planes and those of the US Navy operating from aircraft carriers.
It was heavily bombed by the US military during Vietnam War as it was the only rail link over the Red River connecting Hanoi with the port city Haiphong.
Viet Dung Tran, College of Maritime I, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Haiphong, Vietnam E-mail: dungtranviet1979@gmail.
In cities including Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi, Da Nang, Haiphong and Can Tho, households who own a 4K/UHD TV set are able to receive the 4K/UHD programming, provided they are also equipped with an indoor or outdoor DVB-T2 antenna.
Especially in Haiphong, Japan government has helped funded Vietnam's first deep sea port, Cat Bi International Airport, Hanoi-Haiphong highway, etc.
Pilots were also often frustrated by the limitations on airstrikes, with prohibited zones 10 nautical miles in diameter at Hanoi and 4 miles wide at Haiphong and restricted zones extending 30 and 10 miles wide, respectively
At various times, aircraft could not strike the potential targets within a thirty-mile radius of Hanoi, those within ten miles of Haiphong or thirty miles of the Chinese border, the MiG bases, and, until they demonstrated that they were actual weapons and not mere tokens of Soviet support, the surface-to-air missile sites.
Rolling Thunder would creep steadily northward until it threatened the nascent industrial complexes in Hanoi and Haiphong, and North Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh, being a rational man who certainly prized that meager industry, would realize the peril to it and stop supporting the Viet Cong.