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Meaning of "Cambodia" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CAMBODIA

Cambodia  [kæmˈbəʊdɪə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CAMBODIA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cambodia is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CAMBODIA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Cambodia

Cambodia

Cambodia, officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia and once known as the Khmer Empire, is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. Its total landmass is 181,035 square kilometres, bordered by Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast, Vietnam to the east, and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest. With a population of over 14.8 million, Cambodia is the 70th most populous country in the world. The official religion is Theravada Buddhism, which is practiced by approximately 95% of the Cambodian population. The country's minority groups include Vietnamese, Chinese, Chams, and 30 hill tribes. The capital and largest city is Phnom Penh, the political, economic, and cultural center of Cambodia. The kingdom is a constitutional monarchy with Norodom Sihamoni, a monarch chosen by the Royal Throne Council, as head of state. The head of government is Hun Sen, who is currently the longest serving non-royal leader in South East Asia and has ruled Cambodia for over 25 years. Cambodia's ancient name is "Kambuja".

Definition of Cambodia in the English dictionary

The definition of Cambodia in the dictionary is a country in SE Asia: became part of French Indochina in 1887; achieved self-government in 1949 and independence in 1953; civil war ended in victory for the Khmer Rouge, who renamed the country Kampuchea and carried out extreme-radical political and economic reforms resulting in a considerable reduction of the population; Vietnamese forces ousted the Khmer Rouge in 1979 and set up a pro-Vietnamese government who reverted to the name Cambodia; after Vietnamese withdrawal in 1989 a peace settlement with exiled factions was followed in 1993 by the adoption of a democratic monarchist constitution restoring Prince Sihanouk to the throne. The country contains the central plains of the Mekong River and the Cardamom Mountains in the SW. Official language: Khmer; French is also widely spoken. Currency: riel. Capital: Phnom Penh. Pop: 15 205 539. Area: 181 000 sq km.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CAMBODIA


alodia
əˈləʊdɪə
anthodia
ænˈθəʊdɪə
arthrodia
ɑːˈθrəʊdɪə
codeia
ˈkəʊdɪə
custodier
kʌsˈtəʊdɪə
elodea
ɛˈləʊdɪə
filopodia
ˌfɪləˈpəʊdɪə
hoodia
ˈhʊdɪə
monopodia
ˌmɒnəˈpəʊdɪə
odea
ˈəʊdɪə
parapodia
ˌpærəˈpəʊdɪə
plasmodia
plæzˈməʊdɪə
podia
ˈpəʊdɪə
pseudopodia
ˌsjuːdəʊˈpəʊdɪə
stylopodia
ˌstaɪləˈpəʊdɪə
sympodia
sɪmˈpəʊdɪə
woodier
ˈwʊdɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CAMBODIA

Camberwell beauty
Camberwell carrot
cambia
cambial
cambiform
cambism
cambist
cambistry
cambium
Cambodian
camboge
cambogia
camboose
Camborne-Redruth
Cambrai
cambrel
Cambria
Cambrian
Cambrian Mountains

WORDS THAT END LIKE CAMBODIA

Acadia
allodia
Arcadia
encyclopedia
India
intermedia
La Guardia
Lombardia
Lydia
mass media
media
mixed media
mixed-media
multimedia
new media
new-media
news media
print media
social media
staminodia

Synonyms and antonyms of Cambodia in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Cambodia» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CAMBODIA

Find out the translation of Cambodia to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Cambodia from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Cambodia» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

柬埔寨
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Camboya
570 millions of speakers

English

Cambodia
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कंबोडिया
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كامْبُودِيَا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Камбоджа
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Camboja
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কাম্বোজ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Cambodge
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kemboja
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kambodscha
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カンボジア
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

캄보디아
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kamboja
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nước Campuchia
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கம்போடியா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कंबोडिया
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kamboçya
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Cambogia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Kambodża
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Камбоджа
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Cambodgia
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Καμπότζη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Kambodja
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Kambodja
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Kambodsja
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Cambodia

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CAMBODIA»

The term «Cambodia» is very widely used and occupies the 6.299 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CAMBODIA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Cambodia

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10 QUOTES WITH «CAMBODIA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Cambodia.
1
Emma Bonino
I am now concerned with women's issues in a different way: women from Afghanistan, from Cambodia.
2
Boutros Boutros-Ghali
The fact that you had disruptions in the peace process was not only in Rwanda. We had the same problem in Cambodia, we had the same problem in Mozambique, we had the same problem in Salvador.
3
Ed Bradley
I always felt more emotionally attached to Cambodia than I did to Vietnam.
4
Ed Bradley
I had a lot of fun in Cambodia, much more so in Cambodia than Vietnam.
5
George Galloway
Henry Kissinger is the greatest living war criminal in the world today, with the blood of millions of people in Vietnam and Cambodia and Laos and Chile and East Timor on his hands. He will never appear in a court or be behind bars.
6
Miep Gies
I certainly think that another Holocaust can happen again. It did already occur; think of Cambodia, Rwanda, and Bosnia.
7
William Kunstler
Once the troops move into Cambodia, the colleges and universities of this country were on the verge of civil war. Many closed down. The students were up in arms. And it looked very much like there were going to be real problems in this country.
8
William Kunstler
Four years earlier I had been selected, with Kay Boyle, the writer, and a number of others, to go to Cambodia and come back and prove that there were no sanctuaries in that country.
9
Alan Lightman
If I were not a writer, I would spend more time doing the things that I am already doing, which include doing research in physics, teaching, and running a nonprofit organization with a mission to empower women in Cambodia.
10
Thomas Mallon
I'd have to say that Nixon feels like the public figure who most dominated my life - from the time I went to fourth grade wearing a Nixon-Lodge button in the fall of 1960, through my college years, which overlapped with Kent State, Cambodia, the China trip and all the rest.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CAMBODIA»

Discover the use of Cambodia in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Cambodia and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Cambodia
Soon, "Cambodia" is moving more swiftly than the images on the evening news, showing us that the book's title is not an enigma, but a realistic description of its remarkably interactive contents.
Brian Fawcett, 1989
2
Cambodia's Curse: The Modern History of a Troubled Land
Joel Brinkley won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting in Cambodia on the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime that killed one quarter of the nation's population during its years in power.
Joel Brinkley, 2011
3
Cambodia: year zero
An account of the brutal Cambodian communist revolution of 1975 moves from historical background, through civil war and fratricidal atrocities, to the present-day governmental destructions and defamations
François Ponchaud, 1978
4
Cambodia: Report from a Stricken Land
A New York Times Southeast Asia correspondent and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist offers insider observations of Cambodia made over the last thirty years that help enable readers to understand some of the nation's tragedy and complexity.
Henry Kamm, 1998
5
First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers
First They Killed My Father is an unforgettable book told through the voice of the young and fearless Loung. It is a shocking and tragic tale of a girl who was determined to survive despite the odds.
Loung Ung, 2012
6
Cambodia
In Cambodia, writer and photographer Michael Freeman examines the country’s present troubled situation in the light of its political and cultural history, looking at many aspects of modern Cambodia, including the psychological effect of ...
Michael Freeman, 2004
7
Cambodia
This outstanding series provides concise and lively introductions to countries such as Cambodia, and the major development issues they face.
Ian Brown, 2000
8
Lonely Planet Cambodia
Inside Lonely Planet Cambodia Travel Guide: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests Insider tips save you time and money and help ...
Lonely Planet, Nick Ray, Greg Bloom, 2012
9
Cambodia: A Shattered Society
Her book will be acclaimed for its wealth of new information and for bearing eloquent witness to Cambodia's tragic story. The history of modern Cambodia has been one of invasion, occupation, political chaos, and genocidal terror.
Marie Alexandrine Martin, 1994
10
Cambodia
Cambodia is known throughout the world for its ancient artistic wonders and for the appalling horrors it suffered as a result of both the US bombing during the Vietnam War, and the Khmer Rouge genocide which claimed the lives of over one ...
Helen Jarvis, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CAMBODIA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Cambodia is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Judge Quits Cambodia's Troubled Khmer Rouge Trial
PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA—. An international judge announced his resignation Tuesday from the U.N.-backed war crimes trials in Cambodia ... «Voice of America, Jul 15»
2
Funky Sink Gets Kids In Cambodia To Wash Up, Could Save …
Children in Cambodia won't have a problem keeping their hands clean thanks to this frog-themed hand-washing device. Cambodia has the ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
3
Cambodia's Hun Sen Asks For UN Map to Help End Domestic …
All political parties now holding seats in Cambodia's National Assembly, the country's parliament, will be allowed to participate in a committee ... «Radio Free Asia, Jul 15»
4
Wrong to say Laos, Cambodia galloping ahead of Vietnam: tourism …
Thanh Nien News recently published a commentary titled “How tourism in Laos, Cambodia is galloping ahead of Vietnam.” I respectfully ... «Thanh Nien Daily, Jul 15»
5
How Romelu Lukaku will save hundreds of lives in Cambodia
APOPO, a group which researches, develops and implements detection rats technology for use in Cambodia, Angola, Thailand and ... «Liverpool Echo, Jul 15»
6
Border Committee Meeting Starts After Delay
Officials from Cambodia and Vietnam at the Joint Border Committee meeting yesterday. KT Photo: Ban Sokrith. PHNOM PENH (Khmer Times) ... «Khmer Times, Jul 15»
7
Cambodia's Tax Revenue up 38.5 pct in First Half of 2015
PHNOM PENH, July 6 (Xinhua) -- The Cambodia's General Department of Taxation (GDT) reported Monday that it collected 707 million U.S. ... «Khmer Times, Jul 15»
8
Promoting the Written Word
Heng Sreang became the president of PEN Cambodia in 2010 after returning from his doctoral studies in Amsterdam. KT Photo: Aisha Down. «Khmer Times, Jul 15»
9
Cambodia's Foreign Policy Dance
Since the fiasco of the 2012 ASEAN Summit, Cambodia has more or less been viewed as a Chinese client state. But this is not wholly true. «The Establishment Post, Jul 15»
10
Activists Charged Over Siem Reap Tour-Boat Brawl
“Now in Cambodia, the court system is used as a medium to suppress marginalized people,” she said. “This case is totally politically motivated ... «The Cambodia Daily, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Cambodia [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cambodia>. Aug 2019 ».
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