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Saigon:see Ho Chi Minh CityHo Chi Minh City,
city (1997 pop. 5,250,000), on the right bank of the Saigon River, a tributary of the Dong Nai, Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city, the greatest port, and the commercial and industrial center of Vietnam.
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the former name (until 1976) of Ho Chi Minh City (seeHO CHI MINH CITY).
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