Ho-chi-minh-city



noun
1.
a seaport in S Vietnam.
noun
1.
a port in S Vietnam, 97 km (60 miles) from the South China Sea, on the Saigon River: captured by the French in 1859; merged with adjoining Cholon in 1932; capital of the former Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) from 1954 to 1976; university (1917); US headquarters during the Vietnam War. Pop: 5 030 000 (2005 est) Former name (until 1976) Saigon
Ho Chi Minh City [(hoh chee min)]

Present name of Saigon, Vietnam, named for the revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh.

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