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British Dictionary definitions for istana

istana

noun
  1. (in Malaysia) a royal palace
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Word Origin

from Malay
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Historical Examples

  • The low white building opposite with the red-tiled roof was Istana.

    Forty Thousand Miles Over Land and Water

    Lady (Ethel Gwendoline [Moffatt]) Vincent

  • Istana was hastily built for the visit of the Duke of Edinburgh, but it shows no traces of this.

    Forty Thousand Miles Over Land and Water

    Lady (Ethel Gwendoline [Moffatt]) Vincent