Tonkin, Gulf of
geographical name arm of South China Sea E of N Vietnam

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  • Tonkin (disambiguation) — Tonkin refers to:;Vietnam:* Đông Kinh , a former name of Hanoi, Vietnam *Tonkin, the northernmost part of Vietnam *Gulf of Tonkin, a gulf in the South China Sea *Gulf of Tonkin Incident, a 1964 naval incident that precipitated the Gulf of Tonkin… …   Wikipedia

  • Tonkin campaign — The Tonkin campaign (French: campagne du Tonkin ) was a campaign fought between June 1883 and April 1886 by the French against, variously, the Vietnamese, Liu Yongfu s Black Flag Army and the Chinese Guangxi and Yunnan armies to occupy Tonkin… …   Wikipedia

  • Tonkin Expeditionary Corps — The Tonkin Expeditionary Corps (French: corps expéditionnaire du Tonkin ) was an important French military command based in northern Vietnam (Tonkin) from June 1883 to April 1886. The expeditionary corps fought the Tonkin campaign (1883–6) taking …   Wikipedia

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