South Vietnam


South Vietnam
noun
a former country in southeastern Asia that existed from 1954 (after the defeat of the French at Dien Bien Phu) until 1975 when it was defeated and annexed by North Vietnam
Instance Hypernyms: ↑Asian country, ↑Asian nation
Part Holonyms: ↑Vietnam, ↑Socialist Republic of Vietnam, ↑Viet Nam, ↑Annam

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a former country in SE Asia that comprised Vietnam S of about 17° N latitude; a separate state 1954-75; now part of reunified Vietnam. Cap.: Saigon. Cf. North Vietnam, Vietnam.

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