Khmer

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Khmer may refer to:

Cambodia[edit]

  • Srok Khmer (lit. "Khmer land" or "Land of the Khmer"), a colloquial exonym used to refer to Cambodia by Cambodians; see
  • Khmer people, the ethnic group to which the great majority of Cambodians belong
  • Khmer (Unicode block), a block of Unicode characters of the Khmer script
  • Khmer architecture, the architecture of Cambodia
  • Khmer cuisine, the dominant cuisine in Cambodia
  • Khmer Empire, which ruled much of Indochina from the 9th to the 13th centuries
  • Khmer Issarak, anti-French, Khmer nationalist political movement formed in 1945
  • Khmer language, the language of the Khmers, also the official and national language of Cambodia
  • Khmer nationalism, a form of nationalism founded in Cambodia
  • Khmer Republic, the official name of Cambodia from 1970 to 1975
  • Khmer Sâ (White Khmer), a pro-US force formed by the Khmer Republic's defence minister Sak Sutsakhan
  • Khmer script, the script used to write the Khmer and Khmer Loeu languages
  • Khmer Serei, anti-communist and anti-monarchist guerrilla force founded by Cambodian nationalist Son Ngoc Thanh
  • Political terms coined by Norodom Sihanouk based on the word 'Khmer':
    • Khmer Bleu, Sihanouk's domestic opponents on the right
    • Khmer Rouge, a Cambodian Communist political group and guerrilla movement
    • Khmer Việt Minh, Cambodian communists who lived in exile in North Vietnam after the 1954 Geneva Conference

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