Cambodia
or Kampuchea or 1970-75 Khmer Republic geographical name country SE Asia bordering on Gulf of Thailand capital Phnom Penh area 69,898 square miles (181,036 square kilometers), population 9,287,000

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  • Cambodia — [kam bō′dē ə] country in the S Indochinese Peninsula: a French protectorate from 1863 until independence, 1954: 69,898 sq mi (181,035 sq km); pop. 5,756,000; cap. Phnom Penh: also, formerly, sometimes known as Kampuchea Cambodian adj., n …   English World dictionary

  • Cambodia — /kam boh dee euh/, n. a republic in SE Asia: formerly part of French Indochina. 11,163,861; 69,866 sq. mi. (180,953 sq. km). Cap.: Phnom Penh. Formerly, People s Republic of Kampuchea, Khmer Republic. * * * Cambodia Introduction Cambodia… …   Universalium

  • Cambodia — Infobox Country native name = Preăh Réachéanachâkr Kâmpŭchea Royaume du Cambodge conventional long name = Kingdom of Cambodia common name = Cambodia symbol type = Royal Arms national motto = Nation, Religion, King national anthem = Nokoreach… …   Wikipedia

  • Cambodia — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Cambodia <p></p> Background: <p></p> Most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, descendants of the Angkor Empire that extended over much of Southeast Asia and… …   The World Factbook

  • Cambodia —    The home of the Khmer Empire from the ninth to the thirteenth centuries and after the seventeenth century the object of rival Siamese and Vietnamese claims until the penetration of Indochina by France in the 1850s. Cambodia became a French… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Cambodia — noun a nation in southeastern Asia; was part of Indochina under French rule until 1946 (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑Kingdom of Cambodia, ↑Kampuchea • Derivationally related forms: ↑Kampuchean (for: ↑Kampuchea), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cambodia — noun A country in Southeast Asia. Official name: Kingdom of Cambodia. Former name: Kampuchea …   Wiktionary

  • Cambodia —  has been variously known in recent decades as the Khmer Republic, Democratic Kampuchea, and the People’s Republic of Kampuchea, but in 1989 it resumed its historical name of Cambodia …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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