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Syllabification: In·do-Chi·na
Pronunciation: /ˌindōˈCHīnə
(also Indochina)

Definition of Indo-China in English:

A peninsula in Southeast Asia that consists of Burma (Myanmar), Thailand, Malaya, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam; especially the part of this area that includes Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam.



Pronunciation: /CHīˈnēz, -ˈnēs/
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • He taught them drills based on Indian yoga practices which resembled the movements of the 18 main animals in the Indo-Chinese iconography.
  • This missile like structure, which commemorates the Indo-Chinese War of 1940-41, serves as transport hub for Bangkok.
  • I had Indo-Chinese fried fish which was even better than I remembered.

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