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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A region of Malaysia in northeast Borneo. Sabah was a British protectorate, originally controlled by the British North Borneo Company, from the late 1800s until it became part of Malaysia in 1963.

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  • proper noun A state in eastern Malaysia located at the Northern part of the Borneo island with the main city Kota Kinabalu as its capital.

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  • noun a region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo

Etymologies

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From Malay Sabah.

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