Annamese [an΄əmīt΄an΄ə mēz′, an΄əmēs′]
[Chin ahn-nahm, pacified South ]
1. pl. Annamese
a) a person born or living in Vietnam; Vietnamese
b) a person born or living in Annam
a) the Vietnamese language
b) the language of Annam
of Annam or its people, language, or culture: Also Annamite [an΄əmīt΄]

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