Angkor

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geographical name Ang·kor \ ˈaŋ-ˌkȯr \

Definition of Angkor

ruins of an ancient city in northwestern Cambodia north of Tonle Sap
Note: Angkor served as the capital for the Khmers and is near Angkor Wat , an elaborate three-storied temple built in the early 12th century.

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