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North Borneo

noun
1.
a former name of Sabah.
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  • There are, or rather were, a large number of debt slaves in North Borneo.

    British Borneo

    W. H. Treacher
  • The question may be asked what has the Company done for North Borneo?

    British Borneo

    W. H. Treacher
  • This is the only record known to me of this species from North Borneo.

    Birds from North Borneo

    Max C. Thompson
  • This teal obtained by Garcia is our only record of any duck from North Borneo.

    Birds from North Borneo

    Max C. Thompson
  • British North Borneo occupies the northern part of the island of Borneo.

    The Opium Monopoly

    Ellen Newbold La Motte
  • Such is the typical North Borneo river, to which, however, the Brunai is a solitary exception.

    British Borneo

    W. H. Treacher
  • As regards pepper, it has been previously shewn that North Borneo was in former days an exporter of this spice.

    British Borneo

    W. H. Treacher
  • The inducements for the Chinese to come to North Borneo are trade, agriculture and possibly mining.

    British Borneo

    W. H. Treacher
  • Batchelor's observation and mine provide the first records for North Borneo.

    Birds from North Borneo

    Max C. Thompson
  • The ornamentation of the weapon is characteristic, and shows that it must have been made in North Borneo.

British Dictionary definitions for North Borneo

North Borneo

noun
1.
the former name (until 1963) of Sabah
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