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Sai·gon

 (sī-gŏn′)

Saigon

(saɪˈɡɒn)
n
(Placename) the former name (until 1976) of Ho Chi Minh City

Sai•gon

(saɪˈgɒn)

n.
former name of Ho Chi Minh City: capital of South Vietnam 1954–76.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Saigon - a city in South VietnamSaigon - a city in South Vietnam; formerly (as Saigon) it was the capital of French Indochina
Annam, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Viet Nam, Vietnam - a communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea; achieved independence from France in 1945
Translations

Saigon

[saɪˈgɒn] NSaigón m

Saigon

[saɪˈgɒn] nSaigon

Saigon

[saɪˈgɒn] nSaigon f
References in classic literature ?
In the same fiddle-case a photograph of my predecessor, taken lately in Saigon, repre sented in front of a garden view, and in company of a female in strange draperies, an elderly, squat, rugged man of stern aspect in a clumsy suit of black broadcloth, and with the hair brushed forward above the temples in a manner reminding one of a boar's tusks.
This new production from Sir Cameron Mackintosh tells the story of the last days of the Vietnam War, where 17 year-old Kim is forced to work in a Saigon bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer.
Imports Renaldo Balkman and Justin Brownlee lead Alab's attempt to beat Saigon for the second straight time but will need help from their local teammates after they were forced to do the heavy lifting against Chong Son in Nanhai, China.
In March last year, Saigon Sam fell while at work and broke his rib.
Trailing by five, 42-47, at the break, Balkman and Brownlee went on a rampage as Alab seized a 70-63 lead by outscoring Saigon, 28-16 in the third quarter.
A voyeristic tragedy unlike any other musical, Miss Saigon remains a colossal, breathtaking classic.
Hotel Indigo Saigon The City, which has been named in homage to the city's history, will be specially designed to reflect the unique character and stories of its surrounding neighbourhood - from thoughtful decor that lends a local touch to its 150 guest rooms and three meeting rooms.
Hotel Indigo Saigon The City, which has been named in homage to the citys history, will be specially designed to reflect the unique character and stories of its surrounding neighbourhood from thoughtful decor that lends a local touch to its 150 guest rooms and three meeting rooms.
Vissai Saigon Hotel is a luxurious business hotel with tasteful accommodation and high-end service.
The UH-1H Huey is the inspiration for the iconic helicopter sequence featured in the second act of the musical during the fall of Saigon.
Winner of a recordbreaking nine Whatsonstage Awards 2015 including Best Show, this epic love story tells the tragic tale of young bar girl Kim, orphaned by war, who falls in love with an American GI called Chris -- but their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon.