Bien Hoa


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Bien Hoa

(bēĕn` wä), city (1989 est. pop. 313,816), S Vietnam, c.20 mi (30 km) NE of Ho Chi Minh City. It is famous for its handmade pottery. In the city are sawmills and granite quarries. There is a commercial airport. A large U.S. air base was established there during the Vietnam War; the former air base is the site of significant Agent Orange contamination.
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Bien Hoa

a town in S Vietnam: a former capital of Cambodia. Pop.: 520 000 (2005 est.)
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Bien Hoa, Vietnam, is a place that few Vietnam veterans will forget.