bangkok

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noun bang·kok \ˈbaŋ-ˌkäk, baŋ-ˈ\

Definition of bangkok

  1. :  a hat woven of fine palm fiber in the Philippines

Origin and Etymology of bangkok

earlier bangkok, a fine straw, from Bangkok, Thailand


First Known Use: 1906


Bangkok

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geographical name Bang·kok \ˈbaŋ-ˌkäk, baŋ-ˈ\
variants: or Thai

Krung Thep

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Definition of Bangkok

  1. city and port on the Chao Phraya about 25 miles (40 kilometers) above its mouth; capital of Thailand population 6,160,498


BANGKOK Defined for English Language Learners


Bangkok

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geographical name Bang·kok \ˈbaŋ-ˌkäk, baŋ-ˈ\

Definition of Bangkok for English Language Learners

  • : city in Thailand


BANGKOK Defined for Kids

Bangkok

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geographical name Bang·kok \ˈbaŋ-ˌkäk, baŋ-ˈkäk\

Definition of Bangkok for Students

  1. city, capital of Thailand



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