What is cochin china?

  • (noun): Asian breed of large fowl with dense plumage and feathered legs.
    Synonyms: cochin

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Xisha - Historical Perspectives - Vietnam - 1800–1899
... Long, the territory of his kingdom included Tonkin, Cochin China, part of Cambodia, and "certain islands off the coast including the well known Paracels which bear such an evil reputation as a ... Captain Ross completed chartering the south coast of China in 1807, the Paracel Islands in 1808, part of the coast of Cochin China in 1809, and the coast of Palawan in 1810 ... in his surveys published in 1821 under the title "(South) China Sea, Sheet I II", the Spratly Islands was referred to as The Dangerous Ground, and was later renamed as Storm Island on the 1859 edition of ...

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