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Pnom Penh

[nom pen, puh-nawm pen] /ˈnɒm ˈpɛn, pəˈnɔm ˈpɛn/
noun
Also, Pnom-penh, Pnompenh.

Phnom Penh

[nom pen, puh-nawm pen] /ˈnɒm ˈpɛn, pəˈnɔm ˈpɛn/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Cambodia, in the S part.
Also, Pnom Penh, Pnom-penh, Pnompenh.
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British Dictionary definitions for pnom-penh

Phnom Penh

/ˌpnɒm ˈpɛn/
noun
1.
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

Pnom Penh

/ˈnɒm ˈpɛn/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of Phnom Penh
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Word Origin and History for pnom-penh

Phnom Penh

Cambodian capital, literally "mountain of plenty," from Cambodian phnom "mountain, hill" + penh "full."

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