(Nguyen Vinh Thuy) 1913–97, emperor of Annam 1925–45, chief of state of Vietnam 1949–55.
any large tree belonging to the genus Adansonia, of the bombax family, especially A. digitata, which is native to tropical Africa, has an exceedingly thick trunk, and bears a gourdlike fruit. Historical Examples The scenery was varied by thickets of mimosas, with here and there a baobab or a tamarisk. Some Heroes of Travel W. […]
a city in central Hebei province, in NE China. noun a city in NE China, in N Hebei province. Pop: 810 000 (2005 est) Former name Ch’ing-yüan, Tsingyuan
a city in W Shaanxi province, in central China.
former name of Shaoyang.