Definition of Cochin-China in English:

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Cochin-China

Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊtʃɪn/
/ˈkɒtʃɪn/
The former name for the southern region of what is now Vietnam. Part of French Indo-China from 1862, in 1946 it became a French overseas territory, then merged officially with Vietnam in 1949.

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