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Kampuchea

[kam-poo-chee-uh] /ˌkæm puˈtʃi ə/
noun
1.
People's Republic of, a former official name of Cambodia.
Related forms
Kampuchean, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for kampuchean

Kampuchean

/ˌkæmpʊˈtʃɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Kampuchea, a former name for Cambodia, or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Kampuchea

Kampuchea

/ˌkæmpʊˈtʃɪə/
noun
1.
the name (1976–89) of Cambodia
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Word Origin and History for kampuchean

Kampuchea

name taken by Cambodia after the communist takeover in 1975, representing a local pronunciation of the name that came into English as Cambodia.

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