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noun
that part of Vietnam N of about 17° N; formerly a part of French Indochina; separate republic 1954–75.

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North Vietnam

noun
a region of N Vietnam, on the Gulf of Tonkin: an independent Communist state from 1954 until 1976. Area: 164 061 sq km (63 344 sq miles)
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