A city of southwest India on the Malabar Coast. Formerly called Cochin, it was the capital of the kingdom of the same name. The city was visited by Vasco da Gama in 1502 and colonized by the Portuguese in the following year. It was taken by the Dutch in 1663 and occupied by the British in 1795.
A region of southern Indochina including the rich delta area of the Mekong River. Originally a part of the Khmer Empire, it fell to the Annamese in the 1700s and to the French in the 1800s. The region forms the southern part of present-day Vietnam.
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