CambodiaRelated entries & more
Southeast Asian nation, the name is said to be from Kambu, legendary ancestor of the people. Related: Cambodian.
KampucheaRelated entries & more
name taken by Cambodia after the communist takeover in 1975, representing a local pronunciation of the name that came into English as Cambodia. Related: Kampuchean.
gamboge (n.)Related entries & more
type of gum-resin from Southeast Asia, used in Europe as a yellow dye and as a purgative in medicine, 1630, in widely varying spellings, from Modern Latin cambogium, ultimately from the source of the place name Cambodia.