Sài Gòn

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See also: Saigon, Saigón, Saïgon, and Sai Gon

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Of uncertain origin, probably from Khmer ព្រៃគរ (preykôr) or ព្រៃនគរ (preynôkôr); or from Cantonese 西貢 (sai1 gung3; tây cống, Saigon), 堤岸 (tai4 ngon6; đê ngạn, Cholon) or (caai4 ngon6; sài ngạn)

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Sài Gòn

  1. (historical) Saigon
  2. (informal) Ho Chi Minh City
  3. A river located in southern Vietnam that rises near Phum Daung in southeastern Cambodia and empties into the Nhà Bè River, which in its turn empties into the East Sea northeast of the Mekong Delta.
  4. A train station in Ward 3, Ho Chi Minh City

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