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Meaning of "Ho Chi Minh City" in the English dictionary

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HO CHI MINH CITY

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Ho Chi Minh City is a noun.
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WHAT DOES HO CHI MINH CITY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City

Coordinates: 10°46′10″N 106°40′55″E / 10.76944°N 106.68194°E / 10.76944; 106.68194 Ho Chi Minh City, formerly named Saigon, is the largest city in Vietnam. It was once known as Prey Nokor, an important Khmer sea port prior to annexation by the Vietnamese in the 17th century. Under the name Saigon, it was the capital of the French colony of Cochinchina and later of the independent republic of South Vietnam from 1955–75. South Vietnam was a capitalist and anti-communist state which fought against the communist North Vietnamese and Viet Cong during the Vietnam War, with the assistance of the United States and other countries. On 30 April 1975, Saigon fell and the war ended with a Communist victory. On 2 July 1976, Saigon merged with the surrounding Gia Định Province and was officially renamed Ho Chi Minh City after Hồ Chí Minh. The metropolitan area, which consists of the Ho Chi Minh City metropolitan area, Thủ Dầu Một, Dĩ An, Biên Hòa and surrounding towns, is populated by more than 9,000,000 people, making it the most populous metropolitan area in Vietnam. The city's population is expected to grow to 13.9 million in 2025.

Definition of Ho Chi Minh City in the English dictionary

The definition of Ho Chi Minh City in the dictionary is a port in S Vietnam, 97 km 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 from 1954 to 1976; university ; US headquarters during the Vietnam War. Pop: 5 030 000 Former name : Saigon.

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Synonyms and antonyms of Ho Chi Minh City in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Ho Chi Minh City» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HO CHI MINH CITY

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The translations of Ho Chi Minh City from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Ho Chi Minh City» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

胡志明市
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Ho Chi Minh City
570 millions of speakers

English

Ho Chi Minh City
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हो ची मिन्ह सिटी
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Translator English - Arabic

مدينة هو تشي منه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Хошимин
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Ho Chi Minh City
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আমার স্নাতকের
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Ho Chi Minh-Ville
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bandar Ho Chi Minh
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ho-Chi- Minh-Stadt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ホーチミン市
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

호치민시
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ho Chi Minh
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஹோ சி மின் நகரம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हो चि मिन्ह सिटी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ho Şi Min Kenti
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Translator English - Italian

Ho Chi Minh City
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Translator English - Polish

Ho Chi Minh City
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Translator English - Ukrainian

Хошимін
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Translator English - Romanian

Ho Chi Minh City
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Translator English - Greek

Χο Τσι Μινχ
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Ho Chi Minh City
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Translator English - Swedish

Ho Chi Minh-staden
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Translator English - Norwegian

Ho Chi Minh-byen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Ho Chi Minh City

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HO CHI MINH CITY»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HO CHI MINH CITY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Ho Chi Minh City

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HO CHI MINH CITY»

Discover the use of Ho Chi Minh City in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Ho Chi Minh City and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Saigon's Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City
Exploring the places where the rural and urban intersect, where many of the world’s people live.
Erik Harms, 2011
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Ho Chi Minh: A Biography
Ho Chi Minh City: 2001. Le Trong Tan. Tu Dong Quan den Dien Bien Phu [From Dong Quan to Dien Bien Phu]. Hanoi: NXB QDNZ, 2002. Le Tung Son. Nhat ky mot chang duong [Journal of one stage]. Hanoi: Van Hoc, 1978. Le Van Hien.
Pierre Brocheux, 2007
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Historical Dictionary of Ho Chi Minh City
316 University of Ho Chi Minh City in 1947 as faculties of the University of Saigon ; raised to university status in 1976); Ho Chi Minh City Open University [Dai hoc M6 Thanh ph6 H'o Chi Minh] (founded 1990; adopted present name on 26 June ...
Justin Corfield, 2013
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Changing Political Economy of Vietnam: The Case of Ho Chi ...
Table A2.1 Share of GDP in Ho Chi Minh City, by type of ownership 1994–8 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 Central state 30.1 29.1 28.8 27.7 27.7 Local state 21.1 20.1 19.0 19.4 18.8 Non-state 40.5 39.7 38.1 37.4 36.4 Foreign 8.2 11.1 14.0 15.6 ...
Martin Gainsborough, 2003
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Rising India and Indian Communities in East Asia
About forty per cent of these Indians are engineers. In Ho Chi Minh City, the Indian community has grown to over 450 in a short span of time. A few Indian investment projects like the Oil Natural Gas Corporation oil and gas exploration project ...
K Kesavapany, A Mani, P Ramasamy, 2008
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The Vietnamese City in Transition
Poverty Alleviation, Migration and Urbanization: Ho Chi Minh City in Comparative Perspectives. International conference. Ho Chi Minh City, 2 vol., 2004, multiple pagination. (Project: Poverty alleviation in the process of urbanization in Ho Chi ...
Patrick Gubry, Frank Castiglioni, Jean-Michel Cusset, 2010
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Urban Aquaculture
6 Wastewater-based Urban Aquaculture Systems in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Minh Phan Van1'2 and Niels De Pauw2 1 Department of Science, Technology and Environment, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; 2 Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium  ...
A. Desbonnet, P. Edwards, D. Baker, 2005
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Vietnam
A. o. o -• Guide Guide O Ho Chi Minh City and around 73-132. Tourism Concem ®020/7753 3330, ® www.tourismconcern.org.uk. Campaigns for the rights of local people to be consulted in tourism developments affecting their lives, and ...
Jan Dodd, Mark Lewis, 2003
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Ho Chi Minh: The Missing Years, 1919-1941
Nguyen Chon Trung et al., Con Dao ky su va tu lieu (Con Son Island Memoirs and Documents), Ho Chi Minh City: Tre, 1996. Nguyen Dae Hien, ed., Nguyen Sinh Sac, Dong Thap: Khu Di Tich Nguyen Sinli Sac. 1W4. Nguyen Nghia, 'Cong  ...
Sophie Quinn-Judge, 2002
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Rabies Control in Asia
In the first step, personnel were trained to vaccinate animals and to estimate the numbers of dogs and cats bred from surveys of veterinary sub-departments of Hanoi in 2000, Ho Chi Minh City in 1997 and Baria Vungtau in 1998 (Table I).
Betty Dodet, François-Xavier Meslin, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HO CHI MINH CITY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Ho Chi Minh City is used in the context of the following news items.
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Vietnamese Community Fights Sacramento over Ho Chi Minh as …
According to local CBS News affiliate in Sacramento KCRA, the plan to recognize a delegation from Ho Chi Minh City was dropped from the ... «Breitbart News, Jul 15»
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Jabil to add reported 0mn investment in Vietnam - TuoiTreNews
The MoU was inked in San Jose, California, as part of a series of activities of a delegation from Ho Chi Minh City, led by the city's Party ... «Tuoitrenews, Jul 15»
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Ho Chi Minh City airport to close runway over lightning strike
One of the two runways at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City will be closed for repairs on Thursday, as its surface was ... «Tuoitrenews, Jul 15»
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Executive of Vietnam drug firm charged with smuggling
... another deputy general director of VN Pharma; Phan Cam Loan, 42, deputy head of the Ho Chi Minh City-headquartered firm's import-export ... «Tuoitrenews, Jul 15»
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Dump sites pollute Saigon River, put tap water at risk of contamination
Trees die due to water pollution near a garbage site in Ho Chi Minh City's Cu Chi District. Photo credit: Saigon Times Online ... «Thanh Nien Daily, Jul 15»
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Ho Chi Minh City vehicle inspector suspended for taking bribes from …
An inspector at a vehicle registration and inspection center in Ho Chi Minh City has been suspended for taking bribes from drivers in exchange ... «Tuoitrenews, Jul 15»
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Man killed by machete in Saigon street fight
Locals watch as police examine the scene of a street fight in Ho Chi Minh City after midnight on July 12, 2015. Photo: Nguyen Bao ... «Thanh Nien Daily, Jul 15»
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The luxury yacht, jet ski pastime of the rich in Saigon
Over recent years, the affluent and better-off in Ho Chi Minh City have taken on a new, exorbitant indulgence of owning jet skis, recreational ... «Tuoitrenews, Jul 15»
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Ho Chi Minh City sports hub project lies dormant for 2 decades
A lack of funds has led to the decades-long delay of a proposal to build a major sports hub in Ho Chi Minh City that was intended to be a ... «Tuoitrenews, Jul 15»
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Scaffold collapse kills 3, injures 4 in Ho Chi Minh City
A scaffold suddenly gave way at a construction site of a 17-story building in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday, leaving three Vietnamese workers ... «Tuoitrenews, Jul 15»

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