[in-doh-chahy-nuh] /ˈɪn doʊˈtʃaɪ nə/
a peninsula in SE Asia, between the Bay of Bengal and the South China Sea, comprising Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, W Malaysia, and Burma (Myanmar).
Also called Farther India. a peninsula in SE Asia, between India and China: consists of Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Malaysia
the former French colonial possessions of Cochin China, Annam, Tonkin, Laos, and Cambodia
1886, from Indo-, comb. form of Greek Indos “India” + China. Name proposed early 19c. by Scottish poet and orientalist John Leyden, who lived and worked in India from 1803 till his death at 35 in 1811.
Region in Southeast Asia, including Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Note: The French colonies of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia were organized as French Indochina.
[fahr-gawn, -gon] /ˈfɑrˈgɔn, -ˈgɒn/ adjective 1. . 2. approaching the end, as of life, duration, usefulness, etc.: The sleeve is too far-gone to mend.
- Far from the madding crowd
To be “far from the madding crowd” is to be removed, either literally or figuratively, from the frenzied actions of any large crowd or from the bustle of civilization. (See also under “Literature in English.”) A phrase adapted from the “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard,” by Thomas Gray: madding means “frenzied.” The lines containing […]
- Far from
see under far cry from
[fahr-fluhng] /ˈfɑrˈflʌŋ/ adjective 1. extending over a great distance. 2. widely disbursed or distributed. adjective 1. widely distributed 2. far distant; remote adj. 1895, from far + past tense of fling.