or A·nam

[ uh-nam ]

  1. 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.

  • 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.

  • From the mountain-tops which formed their original kingdom they have penetrated into Tonkin, Annam and the region of the lakes.

British Dictionary definitions for Annam



/ (æˈnæm, ˈænæm) /

  1. 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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