Bangkok

Bangkok (Bangk`ok) , the capital of Siam, on the Menam; a very striking city; styled, from the canals which intersect it, the “Venice of the East”; 20 m. from the sea; the centre of the foreign trade, carried on by Europeans and Chinese; with the royal palace standing on an island, in the courtyard of which several white elephants are kept.

Population (circa 1900) given as 500,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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