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Phnom Penh

 (pə-nôm′ pĕn′, nŏm′)
The capital and largest city of Cambodia, in the southern part of the country on the Mekong River. Founded in the 1300s, it became the capital of the Khmer after c. 1432 and the capital of Cambodia in 1867.

Phnom Penh

(ˌpnɒm ˈpɛn) or

Pnom Penh

n
(Placename) the capital of Cambodia, a port in the south at the confluence of the Mekong and Tonle Sap Rivers: capital of the country since 1865; university (1960). Pop: 1 174 000 (2005 est). Official transliteration: Phnum Péhn

Phnom

(or Pnom) Penh

(ˈnɒm ˈpɛn, pəˈnɔm)
n.
the capital of Cambodia, in the S part. 500,000.
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Cambodia, Kampuchea, Kingdom of Cambodia - a nation in southeastern Asia; was part of Indochina under French rule until 1946
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Phnom Penh

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