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Related to Annamite: Annamite Cordillera
A region and former kingdom of central Vietnam on the South China Sea between Tonkin and Cochin China. It was ruled by China from 111 bc until ad 939 and came under French control in the 19th century.
An′na·mese′ (ăn′ə-mēz′, -mēs′), An′nam·ite′ adj. & n.
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