khmer khmer  /k ˈmɛr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the Mon-Khmer language spoken in Cambodia
  2. (n) a native or inhabitant of Cambodia

News

  • Archaeologists Discover Lost City In Cambodian Jungle

    Australian archaeologists using remote-sensing technology have uncovered an ancient city in Cambodia that has remained hidden for more than a millennium under dense jungle undergrowth. The discovery of Mahendraparvata, a 1,200-year-old lost city that predates Cambodia's famous Angkor Wat temple complex by 350 years, was part of the Hindu-Buddhist Khmer Empire that ruled much of Southeast Asia ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KERA North Texas

Quotes

  1. "The UN and the Royal government of Cambodia remain actively engaged in efforts to hold the Khmer Rouge senior leaders and those most responsible accountable for their horrible crimes," Ban said in a statement.
    on Apr 15, 2008 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Bangkok Post

  2. "The remains are the evidence of the crime of genocide. If they disappear, it would be difficult to try former Khmer Rouge leaders," said Hun Sen.
    on Feb 26, 2007 By: Hun Sen Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Pran was my brother, that's what we called each other," Schanberg told AFP. "Pran lost his three biological brothers when they were killed by the Khmer Rouge and we bonded when I started working with him."
    on Mar 30, 2008 By: Sydney Schanberg Source: Citizen

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periphery periphery
/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /