Kampuchea

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Kam·pu·che·a

 (kăm′po͞o-chē′ə)

Kampuchea

(ˌkæmpʊˈtʃɪə)
n
(Placename) the name (1976–89) of Cambodia

Kam•pu•che•a

(ˌkæm puˈtʃi ə)

n.
People's Republic of, a former official name of Cambodia.
Kam`pu•che′an, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Kampuchea - a nation in southeastern AsiaKampuchea - a nation in southeastern Asia; was part of Indochina under French rule until 1946
Communist Party of Kampuchea, Khmer Rouge, Party of Democratic Kampuchea, KR - a communist organization formed in Cambodia in 1970; became a terrorist organization in 1975 when it captured Phnom Penh and created a government that killed an estimated three million people; was defeated by Vietnamese troops but remained active until 1999
ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations - an association of nations dedicated to economic and political cooperation in southeastern Asia and who joined with the United States to fight against global terrorism
Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, Pnom Penh - the capital and largest city of Kampuchea
Indochina, Indochinese peninsula - a peninsula of southeastern Asia that includes Myanmar and Cambodia and Laos and Malaysia and Thailand and Vietnam
Mekong, Mekong River - an Asian river; flows through a large delta in southern Vietnam into the South China Sea
Cambodian, Kampuchean - a native or inhabitant of Cambodia
Translations
Kamputsea
KambodžaKampučija
KambodžaKampučijaКамбоџаКампучија
กัมพูชา

Kampuchea

[ˌkæmpʊˈtʃɪə] NKampuchea f

Kampuchea

[ˌkæmpʊˈtʃɪə] nKampuchéa m

Kampuchea

[ˌkæmpʊˈtʃɪə] nla Cambogia
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It is essential that MISS IN LEE ECHO the Kampucheans realise they are not the forgotten people as they fear and that the West will recognise their amazing achievements.
5 million Kampucheans between 1975 and 1978, the Cambodian conflict could not be solved by simply restoring the ruling party to power.
A 1999 Scribe video by other Kampucheans focused on gang violence through a teen romance whose ingenuous presentation separates it from big-budget films and engages audiences in a different way.