Dien Bien Phu definition

  • others:
    • A town of northwest Vietnam nearby the Laos edge. The French armed forces base here dropped to Vietminh troops on 7, 1954, after a 56-day siege, resulting in the end of France's participation in Indochina.
  • noun:
    • the French armed forces base dropped after a siege by Vietnam troops that lasted 56 times; ended the involvement of France in Indochina in 1954

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