Angkor

[ ang-kawr, -kohr ]
/ ˈæŋ kɔr, -koʊr /
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noun

a vast assemblage of ruins of the Khmer empire, near the modern city of Siem Reap in NW Cambodia: many elaborately carved and decorated temples, stone statues, gateways, and towers.

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Angkor

/ (ˈæŋkɔː) /

noun

a large area of ruins in NW Cambodia, containing Angkor Thom (tɔːm), the capital of the former Khmer Empire, and Angkor Wat (wɒt), a three-storey temple, which were overgrown with dense jungle from the 14th to 19th centuries
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