a river in northern Thailand, flowing south to the Gulf of Thailand. 150 miles (240 km) long.
- Formerly Me·nam [me-nahm], /mɛˈnɑm/, Nam.
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British Dictionary definitions for Chao Phraya
a river in N Thailand, rising in the N highlands and flowing south to the Gulf of Thailand. Length: (including the headstreams Nan and Ping) 1200 km (750 miles): Also called: Menam
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