from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a native village in Malaysia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A native village in the islands of the Malay archipelago.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a native village in Malaysia
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He longed for more, and the open gateway of the campong was a scarce needed invitation to pass to the wide world beyond.
The prisoner in the deserted campong protested and struggled, its ugly grunts disturbing the jungle peace.
Piang and his helpers secured the cable to a post and rushed into the campong.
Releasing its hold on the tree, it flopped about the campong, pulling and straining at the cable.
Without a thought for the helpless boy, the women dropped the torches and fled screaming through the night, leaving the campong in darkness.
A raised platform in the middle of the campong (common), tastefully decorated with skulls small, skulls large, and skulls medium, formed the altar, and a large black bullock was already tied to the
A wild boar, which had been captured for crocodile bait, was fastened to a pole in the middle of the _campong_
Amboyna shows signs of commercial prosperity in the crowded _passer_ and the busy Chinese _campong_, for the enterprising Celestial forms an important element of the mercantile community in the Clove Island.
Celebes has lately been successful, and the _campong_, where every hut was closed for a year in consequence of the local Rajah forcing his people to join in his insurrection, has at last been re-opened, though under a guard of Dutch and Malay troops.
New Year's Eve is celebrated by a very bombardment of fireworks from the Chinese _campong_, and crowds hasten to the fine Roman Catholic church for Benediction, Te Deum, and an eloquent, though to me incomprehensible, Dutch sermon.