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Nam

 (näm, năm)
Vietnam.
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Nam

(næm) or

'Nam

n
(Placename) chiefly informal US Vietnam

NAM

abbreviation for
(Automotive Engineering) Namibia (international car registration)
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Nam

or 'Nam

(nɑm, næm)

n. Informal.
Vietnam.
[1965–70]

NAM

or N.A.M.,

National Association of Manufacturers.
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Translations

Nam

'Nam [ˈnæm] n (mainly US) (= Vietnam) → Vietnam
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References in classic literature ?
He'll have you up ten times if you say 'nam' for 'jam,'--he won't let you go a letter wrong, I can tell you."
The international exhibit 'Nam June Paik in Manila,' which will open today at 6 p.m.
With that in mind, I've also returned to creating musical theater, a venture now in rehearsals called Letters From 'Nam, based on the collection of letters titled Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam.