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[chuh-luhn; French shaw-lawn]
  1. a suburb of Ho Chi Minh City, in S Vietnam.
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Examples from the Web for cholon

Historical Examples

  • She bring down dry fish to sell to the poor people of Cholon.

    Four Young Explorers

    Oliver Optic

  • Pingeh is the commercial town, on the west side of the river, and Cholon is the native quarter.

  • Cholon is administered by a municipal council, composed of French, Annamese and Chinese traders.

British Dictionary definitions for cholon


  1. a city in S Vietnam: a suburb of Ho Chi Minh City
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