Preah Sihanouk

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Preah Sihanouk 1
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Type Political Subdivision
Usage Khmer
Scripts ព្រះសីហនុ(Khmer)
Pronounced Pron. preh siehahnook  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means “province of the holy Sihanouk (former king)” in Khmer.
Added 4/14/2021 by somsom

Preah Sihanouk 2
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Type Political Subdivision & Settlement
Usage Khmer
Scripts ព្រះសីហនុ(Khmer)
Pronounced Pron. prehh-sie-ha-NOO  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Named in honour of Cambodian king Norodom Sihanouk (1922-2012), who reigned from 1941-1955 and again from 1993-2004. This is the Khmer name of the province and city of Sihanoukville.
Added 5/10/2023 by anonymous