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Definition a nation in southeastern Asia;  known for the brutal Khmer Rouge regime of the 1970s in which some estimate more than one in ten Cambodians were killed
  • Walking over the bodies of their countrymen to escape Cambodia.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • We spent two years in Cambodia with the Peace Corps, and after that he took a job with the United Way while I worked at a free clinic.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • They were planning a march on Cambodia and invited him to join them.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • Lightman and his wife, Jean, started the Harpswell Foundation to help disadvantaged students in Cambodia obtain an education.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • Not in pretty Paris, London and Madrid, but in Laos, Lebanon, Cambodia.
    Nora Roberts  --  Summer Pleasures
  • Bodhisattva (carved stone, Cambodia, twelfth century A.D.).
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • And now they think that a whole regiment of North Vietnamese regulars are coming through Laos and Cambodia now.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Fallen Angels
  • You know the town of Cambodia is about fifteen leagues up this river; about three leagues on this side of it, there lie two Dutch and three English ships.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • He had first heard of this sexual practice for enlarging the anus on his trips to Thailand and Cambodia.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • She has worked with child prostitutes in Cambodia.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • 'Including his wife and children in Cambodia?
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • So two months later, she was able to escape and make her way back to Cambodia.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • My erudite friend from Cambodia and beyond doesn't climb over fences with his foot in cement at three o'clock in the morning unless he thinks he has to.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Laos, Chaos, Cambodia.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • He reads about U.S. planes bombing Vietcong supply routes in Cambodia, Naxalites being murdered on the streets of Calcutta, India and Pakistan going to war.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • To the east, Cambodia.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • After the war, Cain made his reputation throughout most of East Asia, from as far north as Tokyo down through the Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore, with side trips to Hong Kong, Cambodia, Laos and Calcutta.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • There were children from Lebanon, Cambodia, Kosovo, Brazil, Norway, Yemen, Mozambique, Palestine, Guatemala, the U.S. (New York), South Africa, Peru, Northern Ireland, India, Papua New Guinea, Malawi, to name a few.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • These failures have cast a dark shadow over humanity: two World Wars, countless civil wars, the senseless chain of assassinations — Gandhi, the Kennedys, Martin Luther King, Sadat, Rabin — bloodbaths in Cambodia and Nigeria, India and Pakistan, Ireland and Rwanda, Eritrea and Ethiopia, Sarajevo and Kosovo; the inhumanity in the gulag and the tragedy of Hiroshima.
    Elie Wiesel  --  The Perils of Indifference
  • Remember, Cambodia was neutral; no one wanted to be responsible.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity

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