[ US /ˌsaɪˈɡɑn/ ]
  1. a city in South Vietnam; formerly (as Saigon) it was the capital of French Indochina
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  • Periodically, after an engagement had liteen tidily finished and the casualties removed from the gfeerie. they would be summoned to Hanoi, nearly four fears 'flight away, addressed by the Commander-in-Chief, lodged for one night in a Press Gamp where they boasted that the barman was the best in Indo-China, flown over the late battlefield at a height of 3,000 feet (the limit of a heavy machine-gun's range) and then delivered safely and easily back, like aschool-treat, to the Continental Hotel in Saigon. The Quiet American
  • The city formerly known as Saigon is a sprawling, bustling metropolis in the south of Vietnam.
  • The Japanese intended to capture Allied airfields in east China and to open an overland supply route stretching from Pusan, Korea, to Saigon, French Indochina.
  • He wonders if the Japanese inferiority complex towards the United States and Silicon Valley influenced our response, and doubts it would have been so excessive if Umeda lived in Saigon instead of Silicon Valley. Global Voices in English » Japan: On How to Perceive the Japanese Web (Part Two)
  • As my Vietnam Airlines flight touches down at Tan Son Nhat airport in Saigon, now known as Ho Chi Minh City, the detritus of war is still visible — military hangars and mortarproof retaining walls left over from the time when thousands of American C-130s and F-5s thundered into the city. Clean Slate
  • I admit, Saigon is my absolute favorite restaurant in Englewood. Englewood, New Jersey: A Personalized Dining Guide for my Friend Muammar
  • Just as his concessions were being broadcast, loyal contingents rolled into Saigon.
  • Leimbach masterfully conjures the hothouse atmosphere of foreign correspondents in Saigon in the late 1960s. The Man From Saigon by Marti Leimbach: Book summary
  • They're auditioning for new members of the cast for "Miss Saigon" today.
  • Indochinese refugees, known throughout the world as the “boat people,” were subject to horrific suffering and dangers when the Vietnamese government began expelling them after the fall of Saigon. The Good Fight
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