The capital and largest city of Laos, in the north-central part of the country on the Mekong River and the Thailand border. It became the capital of the French protectorate of Laos in 1899 and later the capital of independent Laos.
Capital of Laos, on the Mekong River.
Vientiane Sentence Examples
Farther south, at VienTiane, the Mekong passes through a gorge cut in sandstone, arkose and schists with a similar strike; while at Lakhon there are steeply inclined limestones which strike north-west.
backyard farm 12 miles south of Vientiane.
razee Thai response was to sack Vientiane in 1827, razing most of the city.
The Thai response was to sack Vientiane in 1827, razing most of the city.