Definition of Campong

1. Noun. A native village in Malaysia.

Exact synonyms: Kampong
Generic synonyms: Hamlet, Village



Definition of Campong

1. kampong [n -S] - See also: kampong

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Campong

campings
campion
campions
cample
campled
camples
camplike
campling
camply
campmate
campmates
campness
campo
campodeiform
campong (current term)
campongs
camporee
camporees
campos
campout
campouts
camps
campshirt
campshirts
campsite
campsites
campstool
campstools
camptocormia

Literary usage of Campong

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1. Adventures Among the Dyaks of Borneo by Frederick Boyle (1865)
"... campong — Houses—Animals—Government—Inhabitants of Sarawak—Languages. ON the first of February,, my brother and myself commenced our voyage to Sarawak. ..."

2. The Eastern Seas: Or, Voyages and Adventures in the Indian Archipelago, in by George Windsor Earl (1837)
"campong Glam.—Malacca- born Chinese.—Arrival of the Junks from China. ... Attack of a Band of Robbers on the Dobies campong.—Prevalence of Crime. ..."

3. Our Tropical Possessions in Malayan India: Being a Descriptive Account of by John Cameron (1865)
"There is a campong Bencoolen, ... and campong Glam,—the first part of the island sold, and where the European merchants originally had their residences, ..."

4. The History of Sumatra: Containing an Account of the ... Native Inhabitants by William Marsden (1784)
"We proceeded towards Batting Onan, the campong where the Malays ufed to ... In the evening we arrived at Batang Onan. This campong is ..."

5. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1896)
"campong, kampong is common in English books of Eastern travel. ... (1848), 11371, I obtained the use of a good-sized house in the campong Sirani (or ..."

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