cochin china

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Synonyms for cochin china

Asian breed of large fowl with dense plumage and feathered legs


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Under the old name, it was the capital of the French colony of Cochinchina and later the independent republic of South Vietnam from 1955-75.
19) As a colony, Cochinchina was required to follow French Metropolitan laws on childcare, and the 1889 paternal divestment law was made applicable to French citizens in Indochina by a decree of 7 May, 1890.
23) En su Historia de las islas del archipielago filipino y reinos de la gran China, Tartaria, Cochinchina, Malaca, Siam, Cambodge y Japon, el padre Ribadeneira informa que "los indios [filipinos] tienen buen donaire y brio, aunque son de color baza" (50).
In the introduction, the author explains why he chose to focus on the central and southern Vietnam vicariates, in other words on Cochinchina, and gives useful details on his sources.
For example, William Alexander's original watercolour of Rio de Janeiro in 1792, made en route to Cochinchina, was reproduced in many printed versions that circulated in London at the beginning of the nineteenth century.