from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- See Thailand.
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- proper n. The country now known as Thailand.
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- n. a country of southeastern Asia that extends southward along the Isthmus of Kra to the Malay Peninsula
Thai สยาม (Sayam, "Thailand"), probably from Pali शुभर्नभुमि (Suvarnabhumi, "land of gold") or Sanskrit श्याम (Śyâma, "dark") (Wiktionary)