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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The capital and largest city of Thailand, in the southwest on the Chao Phraya River near the Gulf of Thailand. It is a leading port and industrial center with a major jewelry market.

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  • proper noun The capital of Thailand. Also known as “Krung Thep” or “Krungthep” (กรุงเทพ).

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  • noun the capital and largest city and chief port of Thailand; a leading city in southeastern Asia; noted for Buddhist architecture

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Examples

  • BANGKOK, Thailand -- Nang Leong, a traditional food market in a historic Bangkok neighborhood of the same name, is one of a disappearing breed.

    Disappearing Act

  • BANGKOK, Thailand (CNN) -- Anti-government protesters poured a small amount of blood at the headquarters of the government in Bangkok on Tuesday, but the demonstration did not live up to their threat to douse the ministers 'offices in blood.

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  • BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai anti-government protesters stepped up security at their base in a ritzy Bangkok shopping center on Saturday, a week after bloody clashes with security forces killed 24 people.

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  • BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai anti-government protesters stepped up security at their base in a ritzy Bangkok shopping centre on Saturday, a week after bloody clashes with security forces killed 24 people.

    Reuters: Top News

  • BANGKOK, April 17 (Reuters) - Thai anti-government protesters stepped up security at their base in a ritzy Bangkok shopping centre on Saturday, a week after bloody clashes with security forces killed 24 people.

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  • BANGKOK - Thailand's beleaguered government insisted it had no plan for an immediate crackdown on protesters despite handing over security operations to the army chief, saying Saturday too many people are camped in central Bangkok to use force.

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  • BANGKOK, April 17 (Reuters) - Thai anti-government protesters stepped up security at their base in an upmarket Bangkok shopping centre on Saturday, a week after bloody clashes with security forces killed 24 people.

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  • BANGKOK - Thai protest leaders who have been rallying in Bangkok for more than a month will turn themselves over to police on May 15, one of their leaders told AFP on Saturday.

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  • BANGKOK - Thailand's beleaguered government insisted it had no plan for an immediate crackdown on protesters despite handing over security operations to the army chief, saying Saturday too many people are camped in central Bangkok to use force.

    Latest Headlines - ABC 7 News

  • BANGKOK - Thai protest leaders who have been rallying in Bangkok for more than a month will turn themselves over to police on May 15, one of their leaders told AFP on Saturday.

    Channel NewsAsia Front Page News

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