Haiphong definition by Webster's New World
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seaport in N Vietnam, in the delta of the Red River: pop. 456,000
Haiphong definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of northeast Vietnam on the Red River delta near the Gulf of Tonkin. Established in 1874, it was shelled by the French in 1946 and heavily bombed by U.S. forces from 1965 to 1968 and again in 1972 during the Vietnam War. Population: 646,000.