Cambodia

geographical name
Cam·​bo·​dia | \ kam-ˈbō-dē-ə How to pronounce Cambodia (audio) \
variants: or Khmer Kampuchea \ ˌkam-​pu̇-​ˈchē-​ə How to pronounce Cambodia (audio) \ or 1970–75 Khmer Republic \ kə-​ˈmer How to pronounce Cambodia (audio) \

Definition of Cambodia

country of southeastern Asia bordering on the Gulf of Thailand and lying mostly in the basin of the lower Mekong River; capital Phnom Penh area 69,898 square miles (181,035 square kilometers), population 16,450,000

— see also cambodian sense 1

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“Cambodia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cambodia. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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