Dien Bien Phu(redirected from Dien-bien-phu)
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Dien Bien Phu(dyĕn′ byĕn′ fo͞o′)
A town of northwest Vietnam near the Laos border. The French military base here fell to Vietminh troops on May 7, 1954, after a 56-day siege, leading to the end of France's involvement in Indochina.
Dien Bien Phu(ˌdjɛn bjɛn ˈfuː)
(Placename) a village in NW Vietnam: French military post during the Indochina War; scene of a major defeat of French forces by the Vietminh (1954)
Dien Bien Phu(ˈdyɛn ˌbyɛn ˈfu)
a town in NW Vietnam: site of defeat of French forces by Vietminh 1954, bringing to an end the French rule of Indochina.
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|Noun||1.||Dien Bien Phu - the French military base fell after a siege by Vietnam troops that lasted 56 days; ended the involvement of France in Indochina in 1954|