Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See George Town.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The betel-nut palm, or its fruit. See Areca, 2, and areca-nut.

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Examples

  • They have been settled in Pinang and Singapore for ninety-three and sixty-three years respectively; but except that they have given up the barbarous custom of crushing the feet of girls, they are, in customs, dress, and habits, the exact counterparts of the Chinese of Canton or Amoy.

    The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

  • The centre of Pinang is wooded and not much cultivated, but on the south and south-west coasts there are fine sugar, coffee and pepper plantations.

    The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

  • It was very hot below, but when I went up on deck it was cool, and in the colored dawn we were just running up to the island-group of which Pinang is the chief, and reached the channel which divides it from Leper Island just at sunrise.

    The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

  • Although there are so many plantations, a great part of Pinang is uncleared, and from the Peak most of it looks like a forest.

    The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

  • Banyan Tree The villas are about an hour and a half drive from the nearest town of Tanjung Pinang and about 10 minutes from the nearest ferry jetty.

    On the Bay in Bintan

  • I have also seen suggestions that some detainees or asylum seekers in the Tanjung Pinang detention centre may have been badly treated.

    Question Without Notice

  • The original recipe calls for baby bananas, in which a variety called "Pinang Emas" comes to mind.

    Pichet Ong's Banana Cake

  • Although there are so many plantations, a great part of Pinang is uncleared, and from the peak most of it looks like a forest.

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • There are about six hundred and twelve Europeans in the town and on Pinang, but they make little show, though their large massive bungalows, under the shade of great bread-fruit and tamarind-trees, give one the idea of wealth and solidity.

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • Resident; and then Chinese merchants in Pinang made advances of money and provisions to such of their countrymen as were willing to work the abandoned mines.

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

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