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1. A peninsula of southeast Asia comprising Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar (Burma), and the mainland territory of Malaysia. The area was influenced in early times by the cultures of India and China.
2. The former French colonial empire in southeast Asia, including much of the eastern part of the Indochinese peninsula. French influence extended from roughly 1858 to the fall of Dien Bien Phu (1954).

In′do·chi′nese′ (-nēz′, -nēs′) adj. & n.
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1. (Placename) Also called: Farther India a peninsula in SE Asia, between India and China: consists of Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Malaysia
2. (Placename) the former French colonial possessions of Cochin China, Annam, Tonkin, Laos, and Cambodia
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(ˈɪn doʊˈtʃaɪ nə)

a peninsula in SE Asia, between the Bay of Bengal and the South China Sea, comprising Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, W Malaysia, and Burma. Compare French Indochina.
In`do•chi•nese′ (-ˈniz, -ˈnis) adj., n., pl. -nese.
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Noun1.Indochina - a peninsula of southeastern Asia that includes Myanmar and Cambodia and Laos and Malaysia and Thailand and VietnamIndochina - a peninsula of southeastern Asia that includes Myanmar and Cambodia and Laos and Malaysia and Thailand and Vietnam
Southeast Asia - a geographical division of Asia that includes Indochina plus Indonesia and the Philippines and Singapore
Burma, Myanmar, Union of Burma - a mountainous republic in southeastern Asia on the Bay of Bengal; "much opium is grown in Myanmar"
Cambodia, Kampuchea, Kingdom of Cambodia - a nation in southeastern Asia; was part of Indochina under French rule until 1946
French Indochina - the French colonies of the territory now occupied by Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam
Lao People's Democratic Republic, Laos - a mountainous landlocked communist state in southeastern Asia; achieved independence from France in 1949
Malaya, Malaysia - a constitutional monarchy in southeastern Asia on Borneo and the Malay Peninsula; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1957
Kingdom of Thailand, Siam, Thailand - a country of southeastern Asia that extends southward along the Isthmus of Kra to the Malay Peninsula; "Thailand is the official name of the former Siam"
Annam, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Viet Nam, Vietnam - a communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea; achieved independence from France in 1945
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[ˌɪndəʊˈtʃaɪnə] nl'Indocina
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Imperial intoxication is the first comprehensive study of the French monopoly over the production and sale of alcohol in colonial Indochina. This in and of itself is long overdue given the size and political importance of the monopoly, which employed twice as many people as the entire colonial civil service and ate up over one-third of the colonial state's revenue, and whose myriad injustices often came to symbolise the inherently exploitative nature of colonialism itself.
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