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My Lai

[ mee -lahy ]
/ ˈmi ˈlaɪ /
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noun

a hamlet in S Vietnam: U.S. forces' massacre of South Vietnamese civilians 1968.

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My Lai
/ (ˈmaɪ ˈlaɪ, ˈmiː) /

noun

a village in S Vietnam where in 1968 US troops massacred over 400 civilians
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