noun \ˈbaŋ-ˌkäk, baŋ-ˈ\

Definition of BANGKOK

:  a hat woven of fine palm fiber in the Philippines

Origin of BANGKOK

earlier bangkok, a fine straw, from Bangkok, Thailand
First Known Use: 1916


geographical name \ˈbaŋ-ˌkäk, baŋ-ˈ\

Definition of BANGKOK

city & port of Thailand on the Chao Phraya ab 25 miles (40 kilometers) above its mouth pop 6,320,200

Variants of BANGKOK

Bang·kok or Thai Krung Thep \ˈkrŋ-ˈtep\


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