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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Cambodia mean? 

  The noun CAMBODIA has 1 sense:

1. a nation in southeastern Asia; was part of Indochina under French rule until 1946

  Familiarity information: CAMBODIA used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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A nation in southeastern Asia; was part of Indochina under French rule until 1946

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position


Cambodia; Kampuchea; Kingdom of Cambodia

Instance hypernyms:

Asian country; Asian nation (nations occupying the Asian continent)

Meronyms (parts of "Cambodia"):

Cambodian capital; Phnom Penh; Pnom Penh (the capital and largest city of Kampuchea)

Mekong; Mekong River (an Asian river; flows through a large delta in southern Vietnam into the South China Sea)

Meronyms (members of "Cambodia"):

Cambodian; Kampuchean (a native or inhabitant of Cambodia)

Domain member region:

Communist Party of Kampuchea; Khmer Rouge; KR; Party of Democratic Kampuchea (a communist organization formed in Cambodia in 1970; became a terrorist organization in 1975 when it captured Phnom Penh and created a government that killed an estimated three million people; was defeated by Vietnamese troops but remained active until 1999)

Holonyms ("Cambodia" is a part of...):

Indochina; Indochinese peninsula (a peninsula of southeastern Asia that includes Myanmar and Cambodia and Laos and Malaysia and Thailand and Vietnam)

Holonyms ("Cambodia" is a member of...):

ASEAN; Association of Southeast Asian Nations (an association of nations dedicated to economic and political cooperation in southeastern Asia and who joined with the United States to fight against global terrorism)

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