Etymology
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Siam

name of Thailand before 1939 and from 1945-48, from Thai sayam, from Sanskrit syama "dark," in reference to the relative skin color of the people.

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Definitions of Siam

Siam (n.)
a country of southeastern Asia that extends southward along the Isthmus of Kra to the Malay Peninsula;
Synonyms: Thailand / Kingdom of Thailand
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