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Annamese

[an-uh-meez, -mees]
adjective
  1. of or relating to Annam, its people, or their language.
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noun, plural An·na·mese. Also An·nam·ite [an-uh-mahyt] /ˈæn əˌmaɪt/.
  1. a native of Annam.
  2. former name of the language Vietnamese.
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Origin of Annamese

First recorded in 1820–30; Annam + -ese
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Annamese

adjective
  1. of or relating to Annam
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adjective, noun
  1. a former word for Vietnamese
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