Thailand

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

Definition of Thailand

country (a kingdom) in southeastern Asia on the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea; capital Bangkok area 198,455 square miles (513,998 square kilometers), population 65,981,659

Other Words from Thailand

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

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