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Syllabification: Kam·pu·che·a
Pronunciation: /ˌkämpəˈCHēə

Definition of Kampuchea in English:

Former name (1976–89) for Cambodia.



noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • The turmoil of the Vietnam War and Democratic Kampuchean rule that followed deeply affected the hill tribes.
  • Nearly 90 percent of the Thai people are Mongoloid, with lighter complexions than their Burmese, Kampuchean, and Malay neighbors.
  • By 1979, it should have been clear that at least one million people had died from starvation or summary execution during the Democratic Kampuchean regime.

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