[ vyen-tyahn ]
/ vyɛnˈtyɑn /
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a city in and the capital of Laos, on the Mekong River, in the NW part.
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The 20-year-old Briton has been held at Phonthong since she was arrested August 6, 2008, at Wattay Airport in Vientiane.
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/ (ˌvjɛntɪˈɑːn) /
the administrative capital of Laos, in the south near the border with Thailand: capital of the kingdom of Vientiane from 1707 until taken by the Thais in 1827. Pop: 776 000 (2005 est)
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