Annamite


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An·nam

 (ə-năm′, ăn′ăm′)
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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Noun1.Annamite - the Mon-Khmer language spoken in VietnamAnnamite - the Mon-Khmer language spoken in Vietnam
Mon-Khmer - a branch of the Austro-Asiatic languages
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The Saola is found only in one place in this whole world, the Annamite Mountain Forests at the borders between Vietnam and Laos, thus increasing its probability of going extinct.
Le Tour du Monde par un Annamite [A tour of the world by an Annamite].
The ethnic minorities, dubbed Montagnards, or mountain men, by the French, consist of a constellation of small tribes residing in the Annamite Mountains on Vietnam's western border.
The animal is found in the Annamite Mountains in Vietnam and Laos, but experts do not know how many there are.
The Annamite Mountains stretch through Laos, Vietnam and northeast Cambodia and are home to a host of unusual creatures, including the little-seen saola, one of the world's rarest large mammals.
Even today, it's not clear how many of the animals roam in the Annamite Mountains, but it's estimated to be fewer than 750.
The final chapter focuses on the northeast uplands in an area that stretches from Tay Ninh and Ho Chi Minh City to the foothills of the Annamite cordillera and along the Cambodian border.
The earliest published usage of the term 'revolution' by a Vietnamese that I have traced is in Tru'o'ng Vinh Kys 1875 Corns d'histoire annamite a l'usage des ecoles de la Basse-Cochinchine.
La Tour d'Hanoi: Veritable casse-tete annamite. Tours, France: P.
Many of the leeches they tested contained DNA from an animal called the Annamite striped rabbit.
(188) Due to the atrocious shipping conditions, Annamite military hospitals were created in France as early as March 1916.
Other problems involving construction workers include an attack in June 1905, in which sixteen Annamite railway workers armed with knives assaulted their co-workers near Lao Cai: two were injured, and about 500 piastres stolen.

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