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 (hă-noi′, hə-)
The capital of Vietnam, in the northern part of the country on the Red River. Founded before the seventh century, it became the capital of French Indochina after 1887 and the capital of North Vietnam after 1954. The city was bombed heavily during the Vietnam War.


(Placename) the capital of Vietnam, on the Red River: became capital of Tonkin in 1802, of French Indochina in 1887, of Vietnam in 1945, and of North Vietnam (1954–75); university (1917); industrial centre. Pop: 4 147 000 (2005 est)


(hæˈnɔɪ, hə-)

the capital of Vietnam, in the N part, on the Songka River. 3,056,146.
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Noun1.Hanoi - the capital city of VietnamHanoi - the capital city of Vietnam; located in North 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
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