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The group belongs to the Malayo-Polynesian race, of which the parent stock seems to have inhabited the region of Annam.Indo-China and Its Primitive People|Henry Baudesson
The family is the base of the social system in Annam and is ruled by its head, who is also priest and judge.
The annexation of Annam became the subject of protracted discussions between France and China.The Englishman in China During the Victorian Era, Vol. II (of 2)|Alexander Michie
There are still about 130,000 Chams in the south of Annam and Camboja.
If France succeeds in taking possession of Annam, the commerce between the two countries will increase.Siam|George B. Bacon
old alternative name for Vietnam, from Chinese, literally "pacified south," the name given to the old nation of Nam Viet by the Chinese after they conquered it 111 B.C.E. From an "peace" + nan "south." It was discarded upon restoration of Viet independence in 939 C.E., but it stuck in Western geographies and was reapplied to the region c.1790 by the French.