- a peninsula in SE Asia, between the Bay of Bengal and the South China Sea, comprising Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, W Malaysia, and Burma (Myanmar).
Examples from the Web for indochina
Indochina, East Timor, the Shah, our brief covert support for the Khmer Rouge.Why Liberals Should Back Iraq Intervention
August 11, 2014
One time was an abortive interview about the U.S. wars in Indochina which ended with him stomping off.Bloody Bloody Richard Nixon’s Role in a Forgotten Genocide
September 28, 2013
It seems incredible that a military fiasco as costly and complete as the Indochina war can be explained by a petty personal feud.David's Bookclub: Mutual Contempt
April 28, 2013
Perhaps the best direct comparison is between the French in Indochina (1945-1954) and the British in Malaya (1948-1960).How Do You Defeat an Invisible Army?
February 18, 2013
He had to look down the barrel of potential Communist victories in Berlin and Indochina.War Looms for Obama in Iran, Syria, and North Korea
Leslie H. Gelb
April 12, 2012
This means military aid, especially to those places like Indochina which might be hardest hit by some new Communist attack.State of the Union Addresses of Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman
From the jungles of Indochina and Malaya to the northern shores of Europe, they have vastly improved their defensive strength.
His grandfather had been among the first to explore the jungle ruins of Indochina.The Secret of the Ninth Planet
Donald Allen Wollheim
- Also called: Farther India a peninsula in SE Asia, between India and China: consists of Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Malaysia
- the former French colonial possessions of Cochin China, Annam, Tonkin, Laos, and Cambodia
Word Origin and History for indochina
1886, from Indo-, comb. form of Greek Indos "India" + China. Name proposed early 19c. by Scottish poet and orientalist John Leyden, who lived and worked in India from 1803 till his death at 35 in 1811.