[ah-yoo-thee-ah, -thee-uh; Thai. ah-yoo-tee-ah]


a city in central Thailand, on the Chao Phraya: former national capital.

Also A·yudh·ya [ah-yood-yah] /ɑˈyud yɑ/, A·yut·tha·ya [ah-yoo-tah-yah] /ɑˈyu tɑ yɑ/.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for ayutthaya

Contemporary Examples of ayutthaya

  • Cities like Pompeii and Petra, Heliopolis in Egypt and Ayutthaya in Thailand, Ur and Jericho and Babylon in the Fertile Crescent.

    The Daily Beast logo
    Swallowed By the Sea

    Simon Winchester

    March 20, 2011

British Dictionary definitions for ayutthaya



a city in S Thailand, on the Chao Phraya River: capital of the country until 1767; noted for its canals and ruins. Pop (province): 727 300 (2000)Also called: Ayudhya (ɑːˈjuːdjə), Ayuthia (ɑːˈjuːθɪə)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012