Phnom Penh

or Pnom Penh, Pnom-penh, Pnom·penh

[ nom -pen, puh-nawm -pen ]
/ ˈnɒm ˈpɛn, pəˈnɔm ˈpɛn /

noun

a city in and the capital of Cambodia, in the S part.

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British Dictionary definitions for Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh

Pnom Penh

/ (ˌpnɒm ˈpɛn) /

noun

the capital of Cambodia, a port in the south at the confluence of the Mekong and Tonle Sap Rivers: capital of the country since 1865; university (1960). Pop: 1 174 000 (2005 est)Official transliteration: Phnum Péhn
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