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Chiang Mai

[chyahng mahy]
  1. a city in NW Thailand.
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Also Chiang·mai, Chiengmai.
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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."

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