Definition of Kampong

1. Noun. A native village in Malaysia.

Exact synonyms: Campong
Generic synonyms: Hamlet, Village



Definition of Kampong

1. Noun. A Malay village, such as is found in Malaysia, Brunei, and parts of Indonesia ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kampong

1. a small village [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kampong

kamik
kamikaze
kamikazes
kamiks
kamila
kamilas
kamiokite
kamis
kamises
kamishibai
kamitugaite
kamme
kampang
kampangs
kampfite
kampong
kampongs
kamptulicon
kamptulicons
kampung
kampungs
kampylite
kamseen
kamseens
kamsin
kamsins
kamtschadales
kana
kanaf
kanaka

Literary usage of Kampong

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1. A Descriptive Dictionary of British Malaya by Nicholas Belfield Dennys (1894)
"(Not marked in map SAS) Kampong Labu.—V. on the border of Selangor and Sungei ... Kampong Ladang.—A V. at the foot of Bt. Kledang, in the Sungei Bharu Ulu ..."

2. Through Central Borneo: An Account of Two Years' Travel in the Land of the by Carl Lumholtz (1920)
"In October a patrouille of seventeen native soldiers and nine native convicts, under command of a lieutenant, passed through the kampong. ..."

3. North Borneo: Explorations and Adventures on the Equator by Frank Hatton, Joseph Hatton (1886)
"... and marks denoting a coward—Rice harvests —" Only iron pyrites "—More brotherhood ceremonies—A model kampong—Hardships—Inhospitable ..."

4. The Peoples and Politics of the Far East: Travels and Studies in the British by Henry Norman (1904)
"... Pacho, and Kampong Stan, where I built my rafts for the river journey, as described in the next chapter. Each of the above places was where I camped, ..."

5. The History and Origin of the Missionary Societies by Thomas Smith (1825)
"He has engaged a small house in the centre o. the kampong, where he meets the Chinese, and discourses with them on the contents of the books of the mission, ..."

6. With the Dutch in the East: An Outline of the Military Operations in Lombock by Wouter Cool (1897)
"In view of this resolute opposition, the llth battalion, who meanwhile had made a breach in the north wall of the kampong and were within 170 yards of that ..."

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