- the territories of SE Asia that were colonized by France and held mostly until 1954:
included Cochin China, Annam, and Tonkin (now largely Vietnam), Cambodia, Laos, and
Kuang-Chou Wan (returned to China in 1945, now Zhanjiang)
Example Sentences Including 'French Indochina'
By holding out so courageously, the troops had merely delayed the international agreement that took French Indochina off the map.
The Australian (2004)
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