a former kingdom and French protectorate along the E coast of French Indochina: now part of Vietnam.
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How to use Annam in a sentence
A rock still pointed out in the north of Annam was the home of a race of genii.The Science of Fairy Tales | Edwin Sidney Hartland
Sa anna meille meidan syndim andexi nuncuin mekin andex Annam meidan welwottistem.Dissertation on the English Language | Noah Webster, Jr.
If France succeeds in taking possession of Annam, the commerce between the two countries will increase.Siam | George B. Bacon
I should never be able, however, to do anything so wonderful as did Loti in describing the French attack on the coast of Annam.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 2 | Elizabeth Bisland
From the mountain-tops which formed their original kingdom they have penetrated into Tonkin, Annam and the region of the lakes.Indo-China and Its Primitive People | Henry Baudesson
British Dictionary definitions for Annam
a former kingdom (3rd century–1428), empire (1428–1884), and French protectorate (1884–1945) of E Indochina: now part of Vietnam
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