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Haiphong

[hahy-fong] /ˈhaɪˈfɒŋ/
noun
1.
a seaport in N Vietnam, near the Gulf of Tonkin.
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  • I suppose they have given him about fifteen pounds in Haiphong for that little lot.

    The Shadow-Line Joseph Conrad
  • Haiphong is an attractive town of some twenty thousand inhabitants, of whom perhaps one thousand are Europeans.

    A Wayfarer in China Elizabeth Kendall
  • The working dress of Haiphong was full, long, square-cut trousers over which fell a sort of prolonged shirt slashed to the waist.

    A Wayfarer in China Elizabeth Kendall
  • There is one through train daily each way between Haiphong and Yunnan-fu.

    A Wayfarer in China Elizabeth Kendall
  • On our way to Haiphong the vessel stopped at the island of Hainan and anchored about three miles off the town of Hoi-hau.

    Camps and Trails in China Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
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Haiphong

/ˈhaɪˈfɒŋ/
noun
1.
a port in N Vietnam, on the Red River delta: a major industrial centre. Pop: 1 817 000 (2005 est)
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