Kampuchea(redirected from Kampucheans)
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(Placename) the name (1976–89) of Cambodia
Kam•pu•che•a(ˌkæm puˈtʃi ə)
People's Republic of, a former official name of Cambodia.
Kam`pu•che′an, adj., n.
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|Noun||1.||Kampuchea - 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
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