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Cochin China

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Information: A dance.

According to the website of the Lewes Arms Folk Club, Mount Place, Lewes, East Sussex, England, Cochin China is usually danced in the Lewes area to the medley of Rinkatink, Cochin China, and The Tank.

Translation: A Porguguese colony of French Indochina, encompassing the Cochinchina region of southern Vietnam.

Pronunciation: COH-cheen CHAI-nah

Region: Vietnam


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