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Type Settlement
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. hie-FAWNG
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Other Forms FormsHai Phong

Meaning & History

From Vietnamese Hải Phòng derived from Sino-Vietnamese 海 (hải) meaning "sea, ocean" and 防 (phòng) meaning "defend, protect, guard". This is the name of a city in northern Vietnam.
Added 9/13/2021 by lezginkas


See Also

User submission Hải Phòng