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or Johor

[juh-hawr, -hohr] /dʒəˈhɔr, -ˈhoʊr/
a state in Malaysia, on S Malay Peninsula. 7330 sq. mi. (18,985 sq. km). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Singapur is resolved ere long to bridge over the mile or mile-and-a-half Straits between herself and the State of Johore.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • I would defend the place if I could for, if Johore were lost, I should be but a fugitive.

  • In the front of his rimless cap shone the arms of Johore set in diamonds, exactly as his father, the Governor, wore them.

    Tales of the Malayan Coast Rounsevelle Wildman
  • The Binuas of Johore think that every pawang has an immortal tiger spirit.

    Human Animals Frank Hamel
  • I was sent to Johore to ask the rajah if he would grant a trading station to the English.

  • At four o'clock the carriage came round to take us to Johore.

    A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam' Annie Allnut Brassey
  • The advancement of the United States has not been more rapid since that date than the advancement of Johore.

    Tales of the Malayan Coast Rounsevelle Wildman
  • I looked at the parcel: it was marked: "Bimba leaves; Johore."

    Police!!! Robert W. Chambers
  • One by one the praus slipped away,—first those from Acheen, and then those from Johore,—but the valiant Laksamana saw them not.

    Tales of the Malayan Coast Rounsevelle Wildman
  • Something about an old mandarin out Johore Bahru way, was it not?

    Tales of Chinatown Sax Rohmer
British Dictionary definitions for Johore


a state of Malaysia, on the S Malay Peninsula: mostly forested, with large swamps; bauxite- and iron-mining. Capital: Johore Bahru. Pop: 2 740 625 (2000). Area: 18 986 sq km (7331 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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