We've got 2 definitions »

What does CHAMS stand for? 

What does CHAMS mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: CHAMS.

Filter by: Sort by:PopularityAlphabeticallyCategory

Term

Definition

Rating

CHAMS

CI HUMINT Automated Management Software

Business » Management -- and more...

Rate it:
CHAMS

Crawley Horsham and Mid Sussex

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

Rate it:

What does CHAMS mean?

Chams
The Chams, or Cham people (Cham: Urang Campa, Vietnamese: người Chăm or người Chàm, Khmer: ជនជាតិចាម), are an ethnic group of Austronesian origin in Southeast Asia. Their contemporary population, a diaspora, is concentrated between the Kampong Cham Province in Cambodia and Phan Rang–Tháp Chàm, Phan Thiết, Ho Chi Minh City and An Giang Province in Southern Vietnam. An additional 4,000 Chams live in Bangkok, Thailand, who had migrated during Rama I's reign. Recent immigrants are mainly students and workers, who preferably seek work and education in the southern Islamic Pattani, Narathiwat, Yala, and Songkhla provinces. A large Cham diaspora also established in Malaysia following the turbulence during the Pol Pot regime, where they were quickly assimilated with the local Malay population. Cham people represent the core of the Muslim communities in both Cambodia and Vietnam.From the 2nd to the mid-15th century the Chams populated Champa, a contiguous territory of independent principalities in central and southern Vietnam. They spoke the Cham language, a Malayo-Polynesian language of the Austronesian language family. Chams and Malays are the only sizable Austronesian peoples that had settled in Iron Age Mainland Southeast Asia among the more ancient Austroasiatic inhabitants.

see more »

Discuss these CHAMS abbreviations with the community:

0 Comments

    Know what is CHAMS? Got another good explanation for CHAMS? Don't keep it to yourself!

    Still can't find the acronym definition you were looking for? Use our Power Search technology to look for more unique definitions from across the web!

    Citation

    Use the citation options below to add these abbreviations to your bibliography.

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "CHAMS." Abbreviations.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 20 Oct. 2020. <https://www.abbreviations.com/CHAMS>.

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant explanation for any acronym or abbreviation that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant explanation for any acronym or abbreviation that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Embed

    Share an image of CHAMS

    »

    Hearing impaired tip:

    Sign language

    How do you say CHAMS in ASL sign language fingerspelling?
    chams