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Champa 1
Type Country
Usage Champa

Meaning & History

Located in south and central Vietnam from the 7th century through 1832.
Added 4/21/2017 by anonymous
Edited 2/19/2020 by Mike C

Champa 2
not set
Type Country
Scripts ꨌꩌꨛꨩ(Cham) ចាម្ប៉ា(Khmer) ຈຳປາ(Lao)

Meaning & History

From Vietnamese Chăm Pa ultimately derived from Sanskrit चम्पक (champaka) referring to a type of flowering tree (genus Magnolia). This is the name of a collection of ancient kingdoms that existed between the 2nd and 17th centuries in what is now central and southern Vietnam.
Added 4/25/2023 by anonymous

See Also

User submission Chăm Pa