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Vi·et·minhalso Vi·et Minh (vē-ĕt′mĭn′, vē′ĭt-, vyĕt′-)
n. pl. Vietminh also Viet Minh
A member of the Vietnamese political and military movement that challenged the Japanese and defeated the French between 1941 and 1954.
Of or relating to the Vietminh.
[Vietnamese, short for Việt Nam Độc Lập Đồng Minh Hội, Vietnam Federation of Independence.]
A North Vietnam Communist political group formed in 1941 by Ho Chi-minh. Its forces entered Hanoi to to form a government in1945. It became part of the Vietnam Workers’ Party in 1951.