Definition of Angkor in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈaNGkər/ /ˈaNGˌkôr/
The capital of the ancient kingdom of Khmer in northwestern Cambodia; noted for its temples, especially Angkor Wat (mid 12th century), the site was rediscovered in 1860.

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Syllabification: Ang·kor

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