Pnom Penh

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Pnom Penh

(ˈnɒm ˈpɛn)
(Placename) a variant spelling of Phnom Penh


(or Pnom) Penh

(ˈnɒm ˈpɛn, pəˈnɔm)
the capital of Cambodia, in the S part. 500,000.
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Noun1.Pnom Penh - the capital and largest city of KampucheaPnom Penh - the capital and largest city of Kampuchea
Cambodia, Kampuchea, Kingdom of Cambodia - a nation in southeastern Asia; was part of Indochina under French rule until 1946
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The score was slightly below Ho Chi Minh's 79.4 percent and Pnom Penh's 79.8 percent.
Pnom Penh: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has become a "fully fledged military dictator" according to Human Rights Watch in a report released on Thursday investigating the extent of his personal control over the military and the police.