norodom sihanouk

Sihanouk

[see-uh-nook]
noun
Prince Norodom [nawr-uh-dom, -duhm] , 1922–2004, Cambodian statesman: premier 1952–60; chief of state 1960–70 and 1975–76.
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Norodom Sihanouk (ˌnɒrəˈdɒm ˈsiːənʊk)
 
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Sihanouk (ˈsɪənʊk)
 
n
King Norodom (ˌnɒrəˈdɒm). born 1922, Cambodian statesman; king of Cambodia (1941--55 and from 1993); prime minister (1955--60), after which he became head of state. He was deposed in 1970 but reinstated (1975--76) following the victory of the Khmer Rouge in the civil war. He was head of state in exile from 1982; returned in 1991 and became monarch in 1993 under a new constitution; abdicated 2004

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