Rolf (rɔlf). born 1933, Swiss dramatist. His best-known works are the controversial documentary drama The Representative (1963), on the papacy’s attitude to the Jews in World War II, Soldiers (1967), German Love Story (1980), and Wessis in Weimar (1992)
- Ho Chi Minh
Dienbienphu [(dyen-byen-fooh)] A place in Indochina, now Vietnam, where Vietnamese communists decisively defeated French forces in 1954. The defeat led to the French withdrawal from Indochina. (See Vietnam War.)
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 […]
noun 1. a network of jungle paths winding from North Vietnam through Laos and Cambodia into South Vietnam, used as a military route by North Vietnam to supply the Vietcong during the Vietnam War.
/ˌhɒxməˈɡændɪ/ noun 1. (Scot) a mainly jocular or literary word for sexual intercourse