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My Lai (ˈmaɪ ˈlaɪ Pronunciation for My Lai ; ˈmiː Pronunciation for My Lai

Definitions

noun

  1. a village in S Vietnam where in 1968 US troops massacred over 400 civilians

Example Sentences Including 'My Lai'

According to Representative Gerald Ford, senior army officers were immediately informed of the My Lai massacre last year.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
And how could we spoil their breakfasts with those ghastly My Lai pictures?
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
And now the Iraqi prison abuse reports - a scandal that may be to Bush's Iraq adventure what My Lai was to the Vietnam war.
New Zealand Herald (2004)
His image is made up perhaps of stories of the My Lai massacre, or of films like Apocalypse Now.
De Jong, Nicholas (ed) Bedside Guardian 38

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