a river in southeastern Asia, flowing southeast from southwestern China through Indochina to the Gulf of Tonkin. 500 miles (800 km) long.
- Also called (Chinese) Yuan Jiang [yyahn-jyahng], /ˈyüɑn ˈdʒyɑŋ/, Red Riv·er .
- Also Song Hong [sawng-hong, song] /ˈsɔŋ ˈhɒŋ, ˈsɒŋ/ .
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