[ hahy-fong ]

  1. a seaport in N Vietnam, near the Gulf of Tonkin.

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How to use Haiphong in a sentence

  • In addition to Bangkok and the Thai beach resort of Pattaya, I went to Ho Chi Minh City, Danang, Na Trang, and Haiphong.

    My Sex Research Trip to Asia | Richard Bernstein | June 4, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Haiphong is an attractive town of some twenty thousand inhabitants, of whom perhaps one thousand are Europeans.

    A Wayfarer in China | Elizabeth Kendall
  • The working dress of Haiphong was full, long, square-cut trousers over which fell a sort of prolonged shirt slashed to the waist.

    A Wayfarer in China | Elizabeth Kendall
  • There is one through train daily each way between Haiphong and Yunnan-fu.

    A Wayfarer in China | Elizabeth Kendall
  • On our way to Haiphong the vessel stopped at the island of Hainan and anchored about three miles off the town of Hoi-hau.

    Camps and Trails in China | Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
  • I suppose they have given him about fifteen pounds in Haiphong for that little lot.

    The Shadow-Line | Joseph Conrad

British Dictionary definitions for Haiphong


/ (ˈhaɪˈfɒŋ) /

  1. a port in N Vietnam, on the Red River delta: a major industrial centre. Pop: 1 817 000 (2005 est)

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