Vietminh


Vietminh
/vee et'min", vyet'-, vee'it-/, n.
1. a Vietnamese, Communist-led organization whose forces fought against the Japanese and esp. against the French in Indochina: officially in existence 1941-51.
2. (used with a pl. v.) the leaders, supporters, and fighters of this organization.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to the Vietminh.
Also, Viet Minh.
[ < Vietnamese Viêt-Minh, short for Viêt-Nam Ðôc-Lâp Ðông-Minh Vietnam Independence League]

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