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Southeast Asian languages

(Encyclopedia) Southeast Asian languages, family of languages, sometimes also called Austroasiatic, spoken in SE Asia by about 80 million people. According to one school of thought, it has three?

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

(Encyclopedia) Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), organization established by the Bangkok Declaration (1967), linking the nations of Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and?

Southeast Asian art and architecture

(Encyclopedia) Southeast Asian art and architecture includes works from the geographical area including the modern countries of Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar (formerly Burma), Malaysia,?

ASEAN

(Encyclopedia) ASEAN: see Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

Munda languages

(Encyclopedia) Munda languages mo?ond?, group of languages generally regarded as a subfamily of the Southeast Asian family of languages. See Southeast Asian languages.

Mon-Khmer languages

(Encyclopedia) Mon-Khmer languages m?n-k?mr, group of languages frequently considered as a subfamily of the Southeast Asian family of languages. See Southeast Asian languages.

Arizona State University

(Encyclopedia) Arizona State University, at Tempe; coeducational; opened 1886 as a normal school, became 1925 Tempe State Teachers College, renamed 1945 Arizona State College at Tempe. Its present?

Spratly Islands

(Encyclopedia) Spratly Islands, group of about 100 low islands and coral reefs in the central South China Sea, intersecting busy shipping lanes. The whole group is claimed by China, Taiwan, and?

boat people

(Encyclopedia) boat people, term used to describe the Indochinese refugees who fled Communist rule after the Vietnam War (1975) in small boats and the many ethnic Chinese who left Vietnam similarly?