Thailand

geographical name
Thai·​land | \ ˈtī-ˌland How to pronounce Thailand (audio) , -lənd \
variants: or formerly Siam \ sī-​ˈam How to pronounce Thailand (audio) \

Definition of Thailand

country (a kingdom) in southeastern Asia on the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea; capital Bangkok area 198,117 square miles (513,120 square kilometers), population 68,616,000

Other Words from Thailand

Thailander \ ˈtī-​ˌlan-​dər How to pronounce Thailand (audio) , -​lən-​ \ noun

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“Thailand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thailand. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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