Cochin China

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Cochinchina

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From French Cochin-China; from Portuguese corruption of Ko-chen, + China to distinguish from the Indian town of Cochin (which has a different etymology and was also a Portuguese colony).[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Cochin China

  1. (historical) A former region comprising southern Vietnam and part of Cambodia.

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cochin-china” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2017.