Definition of Cochin-China in English:


Syllabification: Co·chin-Chi·na
Pronunciation: /ˌkōˌCHin ˈCHīnə
  • The former name for the southern region of what is now Vietnam. Part of French Indo-China from 1862, it became a French overseas territory in 1946 and then merged officially with Vietnam in 1949.

More definitions of Cochin-China

Definition of Cochin-China in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmeɪlstrəm
a powerful whirlpool in the sea