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 animal is found in the Annamite Mountains in Vietnam and Laos, but experts do not know how many there are.
In the 1960s the hand of man had hardly touched the mountains of the Annamite chain, which extended from North Vietnam well down into the Central Highlands of the South.
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.
This area, which has a human population of approximately 30,000, is located in a limestone tower karst region of the Annamite Range in Khammuane Province.
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.
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.
DAS: I have the same question about the Annamite aristocrat in Saigon who teaches Salagnon the art of Chinese painting in wartime Saigon.
Washington, August 21 ( ANI ): Researchers have described an ancient skull recovered from a cave in the Annamite Mountains in northern Laos as the oldest modern human fossil found in Southeast Asia, pushing back the clock on modern human migration through the region by as much as 20,000 years.

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