Khmer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Khmer the Mon-Khmer language spoken in Cambodia
    • n Khmer a native or inhabitant of Cambodia
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Usage

In literature:

It was of a dark Laotian or Khmer.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito" by Steven Sills
Sandstone of various colours was the chief material employed by the Khmers; limonite was also used.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
The Mons or Talaings are allied linguistically to the Khmers of Camboja.
"Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
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In news:

Judge Resigns, Casting Doubt Over Khmer Rouge Trials.
Scenes From a Khmer Rouge Trial Gone Wrong.
The second major trial of top Khmer Rouge leaders began Monday, but questions remained about whether the prosecutions would expand to other members of the regime even as Cambodia works to get beyond its past.
In Cambodia, several former leaders of the Khmer Rouge are on trial for the detention and killing of thousands of Cambodians during the 1970s.
Moving Beyond Khmer Rouge's Ghosts.
Corruption Allegations Affect Khmer Rouge Trials.
BANGKOK — Even as Khmer Rouge trials in Cambodia gain momentum with compelling testimony from the regime's chief torturer, allegations of corruption among the tribunal staff have slowed the international funding that keeps the process alive.
Forgiveness for the Khmer Rouge.
NPR this morning was all abuzz about the first day of trial for the Khmer Rouge.
First Khmer Rouge Trial Begins in Cambodia.
In Cambodia, a Clash Over History of the Khmer Rouge.
The president of the Khmer Rouge suggested today that the Maoist-inspired rebels were willing to call off their 14-year-old insurgency if they were guaranteed a formal role in Cambodia's new coalition Government.
The Khmer Rouge president, Khieu Samphan, who was attacked in Phnom Penh a month ago, returned under heavy security for reconciliation talks.
Khmer People's National Liberation Front.
Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge .
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