From Indo- + China, modelled after French Indochine. Name first proposed in the early 19th century by Scottish poet and orientalist John Leyden and later first used in Précis de Géographie universelle by Conrad Malte-Brun.
- IPA(key): /ˌɪndoʊ̯ˈt͡ʃaɪ̯nə/, /ˈɪndoʊ̯ˌt͡ʃaɪ̯nə/
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- The former French colonial part of Southeast Asia comprising the peninsula containing Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, and more broadly, Myanmar and Thailand.
- ^ http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?allowed_in_frame=0&search=Indochina&searchmode=none
- ^ “Archived copy”, in (Please provide the title of the work), accessed 18 March 2015, archived from the original on 9 March 2015