South Vietnam

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South Vietnam:

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, officially Socialist Republic of Vietnam, republic (2005 est. pop. 83,536,000), 128,400 sq mi (332,642 sq km), Southeast Asia. Occupying the eastern coastline of the Southeast Asian peninsula, Vietnam is bounded by China on the north, by Laos and Cambodia on the west,
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South Vietnam

a former republic (1955--76) occupying the S of present-day Vietnam on the South China Sea and the Gulf of Siam
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