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pontianak

[pon-tee-ah-nahk] /ˌpɒn tiˈɑ nɑk/
noun
1.
jelutong (def 2).
Origin of pontianak
1910-1915
First recorded in 1910-15; orig., jelutong from the region around Pontianak

Pontianak

[pon-tee-ah-nahk] /ˌpɒn tiˈɑ nɑk/
noun
1.
a seaport on W Kalimantan (Borneo), in central Indonesia.
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pontianak

/ˌpɒntɪˈɑːnæk/
noun
1.
(in Malay folklore) a female vampire; the ghost of a woman who has died in childbirth
Word Origin
from Malay

Pontianak

/ˌpɒntɪˈɑːnæk/
noun
1.
a port in Indonesia, on W coast of Borneo almost exactly on the equator. Pop: 464 534 (2000)
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