Definition of Tonkin, Gulf of in English:

Tonkin, Gulf of

Line breaks: Gulf of Ton¦kin
An arm of the South China Sea, bounded by the coasts of southern China and northern Vietnam. Its chief port is Haiphong. An incident there in 1964 led to increased US military involvement in the area prior to the Vietnam War.

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