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Georgetown

[ jawrj-toun ]
/ ˈdʒɔrdʒˌtaʊn /
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noun
Also George Town . a seaport in and the capital of the state of Penang, in NW Malaysia.
a seaport in and the capital of Guyana, at the mouth of the Demerara.
a residential section in the District of Columbia.
a town in N Kentucky.
a city in E South Carolina.
a town in and the capital of the Cayman Islands, West Indies, on Grand Cayman.
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British Dictionary definitions for Georgetown (1 of 2)

Georgetown
/ (ˈdʒɔːdʒˌtaʊn) /

noun
the capital and chief port of Guyana, at the mouth of the Demerara River: became capital of the Dutch colonies of Essequibo and Demerara in 1784; seat of the University of Guyana. Pop: 237 000 (2005 est)Former name (until 1812): Stabroek

British Dictionary definitions for Georgetown (2 of 2)

George Town

noun
Also called: Penang a port in NW Malaysia, capital of Penang state, in NE Penang Island: the first chartered city of the Malayan federation. Pop: 162 000 (2005 est)
the capital of the Cayman Islands: a port on Grand Cayman Island. Pop: 30 600 (2004 est)
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