Saigon


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Sai·gon

 (sī-gŏn′)

Saigon

(saɪˈɡɒn)
n
(Placename) the former name (until 1976) of Ho Chi Minh City

Sai•gon

(saɪˈgɒn)

n.
former name of Ho Chi Minh City: capital of South Vietnam 1954–76.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Saigon - a city in South VietnamSaigon - a city in South Vietnam; formerly (as Saigon) it was the capital of French Indochina
Annam, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Viet Nam, Vietnam - a communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea; achieved independence from France in 1945
Translations

Saigon

[saɪˈgɒn] NSaigón m

Saigon

[saɪˈgɒn] nSaigon

Saigon

[saɪˈgɒn] nSaigon f
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In the same fiddle-case a photograph of my predecessor, taken lately in Saigon, repre sented in front of a garden view, and in company of a female in strange draperies, an elderly, squat, rugged man of stern aspect in a clumsy suit of black broadcloth, and with the hair brushed forward above the temples in a manner reminding one of a boar's tusks.
To be in with a chance of winning just answer the following question: What character does Steve Houghton play in Miss Saigon?
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In an interview with the Bulletin Entertainment team over dinner, Gerald admitted the magnitude of his "Saigon" achievement is so huge that it might have erased in the minds of Pinoys that he is versatile singer that can take on other genres.
The foreign men continued using hand signals to request help and pointed towards Reed Bank," Saigon Times reported.
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By updating Puccini's 1904 opera "Madame Butterfly" to the Vietnam War era, "Miss Saigon's" French songwriters Claude-Michel Sch|nberg and Alain Bloublil ("Les Misrables") perpetuate the tired Western trope of an Asian woman who sacrifices her love and life to a white man.
At heart, it is a romance but the opening moments are of loud overhead helicopter noise, prefiguring one of Miss Saigon's most famous moments.