Chiang Mai

[chyahng mahy]


a city in NW Thailand.

Also Chiang·mai, Chiengmai. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Word Origin and History for chiang mai

Chiang Mai

city in northwest Thailand, founded in 1292; the name is Thai northern dialect chiang "town" + mai "new."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper