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Pulau Pinang

  

      n      another name for       Penang  
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Penang  
      n  
1    a state of Peninsular Malaysia: consists of the island of Penang and the province Wellesley on the mainland, which first united administratively in 1798 as a British colony. Capital: George Town. Pop.: 1141500 (1993 est.). Area: 1031 sq. km (398 sq. miles),   (Also called)    Pulau Pinang         
2    a forested island off the NW coast of Malaya, in the Strait of Malacca. Area: 293 sq. km (113 sq. miles),   (Former name (until about 1867))    Prince of Wales Island  
3       another name for       George Town  

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pula, pul, pilau, PLA

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