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Chao Phraya definition

Overview

Define the English word Chao Phraya below. Chao Phraya is a proper noun. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

English

the river with the Temple of Dawn in the background during a royal barge procession in 2012

Etymology

Borrowed from Thai เจ้าพระยา (jâao-prá-yaa).

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /ˈtʃaʊ pɹəˈjɑː/

Proper noun

Chao Phraya

  1. A major river in Thailand, flowing southwards through Bangkok and emptying into the Gulf of Thailand.

Synonyms

  • (archaic): Menam

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