Definition of Kampuchea
1. Noun. A nation in southeastern Asia; was part of Indochina under French rule until 1946.
Geographical relationships: Communist Party Of Kampuchea, Khmer Rouge, Kr, Party Of Democratic Kampuchea
Group relationships: Asean, Association Of Southeast Asian Nations
Generic synonyms: Asian Country, Asian Nation
Terms within: Cambodian Capital, Phnom Penh, Pnom Penh, Mekong, Mekong River
Group relationships: Indochina, Indochinese Peninsula
Member holonyms: Cambodian, Kampuchean
Derivative terms: Cambodian, Kampuchean
Definition of Kampuchea
1. Proper noun. Former name for Cambodia. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Kampuchea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Adventure Guide Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia by Janet Arrowood (2006)
"Overview - Cambodia The Democratic Republic of Kampuchea Most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers. The Khmers were once a dominant force across much ..."
2. Cambodia at War by Dinah PoKempner, Human Rights Watch/Asia, Arms Project (Human Rights Watch), Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1995)
"Members of a political organization or military force of the Party of Democratic Kampuchea are those who give orders, accomplish or engage directly in the ..."
3. China's War With Vietnam, 1979: Issues, Decisions, and Implications by King C. Chen (1987)
"Meanwhile, China pledged its continuing support and aid to Kampuchea. ... At this point, Hanoi reached a new decision on Kampuchea. ..."
4. Low-Intensity Conflict in the Third World by Stephen Blank, Lewis B. Ware, Air University (U.S.). Press (1988)
"The number of doctors in the country shrank to 10 percent of its pre-1975 levels. Today, no universities function in Kampuchea; and most industry is gone. ..."
5. Enforcing Restraint: Collective Intervention in Internal Conflicts by Lori Fisler Damrosch (1993)
"In 1981 the General Assembly convened the five-day International Conference on Kampuchea, attended by 79 states, including delegates-in-exile from ..."
6. Europe: Dimensions of Peace by Björn Hettne (1988)
"Vietnam could then proceed to evacuate its military forces from Kampuchea. Along the same lines the permanent neutrality of Afghanistan following the 1962 ..."
7. Political Control, Human Rights, and the UN Mission in Cambodia by Dinah PoKempner (1992)
"XXXVII, Number ' See Amnesty International, Kampuchea: Political Imprisonment and Torture, (London: Amnesty International June 1987); yers Committee for ..."
8. The World Rice Market: Structure, Conduct, and Performance by ʻAmmā Sayāmwālā, Raj Krishna, Ammar Siamwalla, Stephen Haykin, Ajay Chhibber (1983)
"Kampuchea, and the Lao People's Democratic Republic: International Food ... A is rice aid in 1.000 metric tons for Bangladesh and Kampuchea and the Lao ..."