ARVN

ARVN

[ahr-vin]
noun (in the Vietnam War)
a soldier in the army of South Vietnam.

Origin:
1965–70; A(rmy of the) R(epublic of) V(iet) N(am)

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ARVN
acronym for Army of the Republic of Vietnam, ground military force of South Vietnam, organized 1955.
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