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Cam·bo·di·a(kăm-bō′dē-ə) or Kam·pu·che·a (kăm′po͞o-chē′ə)
A country of southeast Asia on the Gulf of Thailand. Once part of the Khmer empire that ruled the entire Mekong River valley, the area was controlled after the 15th century by the neighboring kingdoms of Siam and Annam. Cambodia became part of French Indochina in the 19th century and proclaimed its independence as a kingdom in 1953. After the overthrow of the monarchy in 1970, Cambodia commenced a long period of political and social disruption, especially under the Khmer Rouge regime led by Pol Pot, which was responsible for more than a million deaths from 1975 to 1979. The monarchy was restored in 1993. Phnom Penh is the capital and the largest city.
Cam·bo′di·an adj. & n.
(Placename) of or relating to Cambodia or its inhabitants
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Cambodia
Cam•bo•di•an(kæmˈboʊ di ən)
1. of or pertaining to Cambodia or its inhabitants.n.
2. a native or inhabitant of Cambodia.
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|Noun||1.||Cambodian - a native or inhabitant of Cambodia |
Cambodia, Kampuchea, Kingdom of Cambodia - a nation in southeastern Asia; was part of Indochina under French rule until 1946
Khmer - a native or inhabitant of Cambodia
|Adj.||1.||Cambodian - of or relating to or characteristic of Cambodia or its people or language|
người Campuchiathuộc nước/người Campuchia
A. ADJ → camboyano
B. N → camboyano/a m/f