[ kam-poo-chee-uh ]
/ ˌkæm puˈtʃi ə /
People's Republic of, a former official name of Cambodia.
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/ (ˌkæmpʊˈtʃɪə) /
the name (1976–89) of Cambodia
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name taken by Cambodia after the communist takeover in 1975, representing a local pronunciation of the name that came into English as Cambodia.
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