Definition of Krung thep

1. Noun. The capital and largest city and chief port of Thailand; a leading city in southeastern Asia; noted for Buddhist architecture.

Exact synonyms: Bangkok, Capital Of Thailand
Generic synonyms: Port, National Capital
Group relationships: Kingdom Of Thailand, Siam, Thailand



Definition of Krung thep

1. Proper noun. Alternative name of Bangkok. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Krung Thep

Kronlein's hernia
Kronlein operation
Kronos
Kropotkin
Kroto
Krueger instrument stop
Kruegeresque
Kruger
Krugerrand
Krugerrands
Krukenberg's amputation
Krukenberg's spindle
Krukenberg's tumour
Krukenberg's veins
Krum
Krung Thep
Krungthep
Krupp
Krupp gun
Kruse's brush
Kruskal-Szekeres coordinates
Kruševo
Krypterophaneron
Krypto
Krystal
Krystin
Krystina
Krzysztof Kieslowski
Kshatriya
Ktiv Male

Literary usage of Krung thep

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1. The English Governess at the Siamese Court: Being Recollections of Six Years by Anna Harriette Leonowens (1870)
"... but in the royal archives, to which I have had free access, it is given as krung thep'ha Maha-Nakhon ..."

2. Thailand by Christopher Evans, Lindsey Evans (2006)
"When work on the new capital was completed in 1785 it was renamed krung thep, "City of Angels," but the name didn't catch on and people continued, ..."

3. Thailand by Phillipe Bénet (2000)
"His successor Rama I made Bangkok the new capital of the country under the name of krung thep ("City of Angels"). To accommodate the Grand Palace and the ..."

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