from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An autonomous republic of Azerbaijan forming an exclave separated from the rest of the country by Armenia to the north and east and bordering on Iran and Turkey to the south and west. Ceded to Russia by Persia in the early 19th century, it was organized as a republic in 1924.


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  • Zuma Press Cambodian women walked on a wooden boat to leave their flooded house at Prek Dambong village along the Mekong River in Kandal province, Cambodia, on Saurday.

    Southeast Asia in Pictures

  • Associated Press A baby slept among local villagers waiting on boats to receive donations at Prek Sussey, Kandal province, 50 kilometers 31 miles east of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Tuesday.

    Photos: Southeast Asia in Pictures

  • Philong Sovan/Xinhua/ Cambodian villagers sat on their boats and waited flood relief items at Prek Russey village along the Mekong river in Kandal province, Cambodia, on Tuesday.

    Asia in Pictures

  • The following week, a grenade damaged the office of the publisher and editor of the Damneung Pel Prek (Morning News).

    Cambodia News Archive

  • July, at about 13: 00 by a large group of CPP Navy soldiers coming from Prek

    Cambodia: UN Memorandum re Executions

  • In moments, they were flying out over the flats of the Prek - kendorran, several hundred feet in the air, Black Moclips in the lead, another seven ships following in loose formation.

    Ilse Witch

  • Darco had an unfailing formula with his landladies: 'Prek-fasd for three, lunge for three, tinner for three; petrooms and zidding-room for two,' He worked for three and ate for two.

    Despair's Last Journey

  • Nine people, who are villagers in Prek Pang village in Kandal province, make up this village bank loan.

    Kiva Loans

  • Fourteen people comprise this village loan located in Prek Raing village, Kandal Province and led by Mrs. Srom Maong, 33, the village bank president selected by the members.

    Kiva Loans

  • After two days of Prek Phnov Bridge, the second Tonle Sap river crossing inaugurated, Phnom



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