Bangkok

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Bangkok the capital and largest city and chief port of Thailand; a leading city in southeastern Asia; noted for Buddhist architecture
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Usage

In literature:

The steamer Melita was leaving for Bangkok that evening about seven.
"The Shadow-Line" by Joseph Conrad
Send the news to Bangkok and west to Burma.
"The Sleuth of St. James's Square" by Melville Davisson Post
Ayuttaya to Bangkok and the congestion made irascible beings used to the quick weltering motion of freedom trapped in their own thoughts.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito" by Steven Sills
You were running a table d'hote in Bangkok at one time, weren't you?
"Victory" by Joseph Conrad
BANGKOK (q. v.) is the capital.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
In Bangkok, which is the capital of Siam, and also in the provinces ceded to France, French authority is no longer acknowledged.
"The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 37, July 22, 1897" by Various
Meanwhile from Siam come the glad tidings that the British residents in Bangkok are to have a new paper.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, July 14th, 1920" by Various
Bangkok is full of such establishments mostly constructed on the banks of the river or canals.
"Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
The Burmans, however, were soon conquered, and the capital was moved to Bangkok.
"Travels in the Far East" by Ellen Mary Hayes Peck
The managers of the two leading hotels in Singapore knew, or professed to know, nothing about hotel accommodations in Bangkok.
"Where the Strange Trails Go Down" by E. Alexander Powell
Ayuthia is on the northern main line of the state railways, 42 m. from Bangkok.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
The climate of Bangkok has without doubt recently changed.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
Born September 23, 1855; served at Yokohoma, Calcutta, and Bangkok.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume I (of 8)" by Various
This young man has been for eight or ten years in the employ of the Baptist Foreign Missionary Board, and is located at Bangkok, in Siam.
"Vegetable Diet: As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages" by William Andrus Alcott
But about the bees, it was while I was living in Bangkok that I had them, and they were truly wonderful.
"Mr. Munchausen" by John Kendrick Bangs
Bangkok, Siam, January, 1917.
"The Opium Monopoly" by Ellen Newbold La Motte
At Manila, at Singapore, at Bangkok, and wherever a snug harbor was offered, American ships were lying idly at the docks.
"Cruise and Captures of the Alabama" by Albert M. Goodrich
It must have resembled the stone foot of Buddha at Bangkok, Siam.
"The Mormon Puzzle, and How to Solve It" by R. W. Beers
Within a stone's throw of my window rose the shining tower of the most splendid temple in Bangkok.
"Siam" by George B. Bacon
Capital, Bangkok; population, 600,000.
"Alden's Handy Atlas of the World" by John B. Alden
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In poetry:

Where are the helicopters of U.S. AID?
Smuggling dope in Bangkok's green shade.
Where is America's Air Force of Light?
Bombing North Laos all day and all night?
"September On Jessore Road" by Allen Ginsberg
Brought their jam on mule trains down
To Chiang Mai that's a railroad town
Sold it next to the police chief's brain
He took it to town on the choochoo train
Trafficking dope to Bangkok all day
Supported by the CIA
"CIA Dope Calypso" by Allen Ginsberg

In news:

This January 2012 photo shows dancers performing for passengers of the Eastern & Oriental train from Bangkok to Laos on a scheduled tour stop at Phimai, the site of an ancient Khmer city in Korat, Thailand.
BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil headed down Wednesday as gloomy economic forecasts pushed supply concerns to the background.
Benchmark oil was down 28 cents to $92.11 per barrel at midday Bangkok time in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
In Bangkok, Obama's first stop was an ancient monastery, then on to visit 84-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who is hospitalized, The New York Times reported.
The Boys are back for bawdier bachelor party in Bangkok.
Canadian man found dead in Bangkok hotel room .
Thai villagers who may be affected by the construction of the Xayaburi dam in Laos hold models of fish as they protest in Bangkok in August, 2012.
San Diego — 'I was in Bangkok six years ago and picked up some kind of hepatitis-family virus -- they couldn't isolate it -- and it infected my heart muscle and left me with cardiomyopathy.
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stocks fell Monday as Europe's debt crisis continued to roil markets and the World Bank cut its growth forecasts for Asia.
The decision is due at 2:30 pm in Bangkok.
Thai immigration officers escort detained Iranian Mohammad Kharzei, center, at the immigration headquarters in Bangkok.
BANGKOK (AP) — The three Iranian men detained for allegedly plotting bomb attacks in Bangkok on Israeli diplomats had more than terror on their minds in Thailand.
Iranian blows off legs in Bangkok blast.
BANGKOK (AP) — For President Barack Obama, expanding US influence in Asia is more than just countering China or opening up new markets to American businesses.
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets stuttered Friday after a survey showed a sharp drop in Japanese business confidence and a lack of progress in US budget negotiations intensified fears that the world's largest economy faces a new recession.
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In science:

Located 250km northeast of Bangkok in the city of Nakhon Ratchasima, the “Siam Photon Source” is Thailand’s first synchrotron light facility and is intended to serve scientists throughout Southeast Asia.
The world of synchrotrons
This leads to relatively low costs in places like Beijing, Bangkok, Zaragoza, Phoenix, and, of course, coastal cities like Tripoli.
Extraction of Freshwater and Energy from Atmosphere
Modular Spectral Triples in Noncommutative Geometry and Physics, Research Report, Thai Research Fund, Bangkok.
Non-Commutative Geometry, Categories and Quantum Physics
Janke, in Path Integrals from meV to MeV , proceedings, Bangkok, 1989, ed. V.
Test of variational approximation for $phi^4$ quantum chain by Monte Carlo simulation
Suphot Musiri∗ Department of Physics, Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok 10110, Thailand.
Perturbative calculation of quasi-normal modes of arbitrary spin in Schwarzschild spacetime
Sirin Nitinawarat obtained the B.S.E.E. degree from Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, with first class ho nors, and the M.S.E.E. degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
On the Deterministic Code Capacity Region of an Arbitrarily Varying Multiple-Access Channel Under List Decoding
Surveillance data on drug abuse are available for 61 health treatment centers in the Bangkok metropolitan region from the Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB).
Population size estimation based upon ratios of recapture probabilities
Scatterplot with regression line of (x + 1)f(x+1) /fx vs. x for the Bangkok methamphetamine drug user data.
Population size estimation based upon ratios of recapture probabilities
Estimating the number of drug users in Bangkok 2001: A capture– recapture approach using repeated entries in one list.
Population size estimation based upon ratios of recapture probabilities
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