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- n. A Malay village, such as is found in Malaysia, Brunei, and parts of Indonesia
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An inclosure or compound.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a native village in Malaysia
We finally made camp on top of a hill 674 metres in height which we called kampong Gunong.
Scarcely any kampong is so small as not to have a mosque.
The people live in communities, every man being obliged to belong to and reside in one particular kampong, which is fenced in, is governed by its kapella or head man, has its constable or police officer, and is guarded at night by one or two sentinels, armed with spears, stationed at the gate.
At daybreak the guns of the castle began to play upon the mosque, and, some of the shot penetrating its walls, the pusillanimous Jemal al-alum, being alarmed at the danger, judged it advisable to retreat from thence and to set up his standard in another quarter, called kampong Jawa, his people at the same time retaining possession of the mosque.
It's a beautiful resto, fully glassed, with a bistro feel, and overlooks the dempsey "kampong" landscape.
Inside were many little houses built on stilts in a 'kampong' style.
We see birds, butterflies and a family of monkeys, and after about 10 minutes come to a small collection of kampong houses, the only apparent nod to modernity, a satellite dish wired to one roof.
Tentara Russia melarang para pria dari Chechnya untuk kembali ke kampong halamannya yang berarti meninggalkan sanak keluarganya di sana.
(The picture of the little Malay boy gazing out of the window of his kampong house to illustrate Twinkle Twinkle Little Star in a book of nursery rhymes, for example.)
A map of the early 1800s shows that this street was once called Malay Lane, due to the Malay kampong settlement there.
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