- a city in and the capital of Perak state, in W Malaysia.
[pey-rak, -rahk, per-uh, peer-uh]
- a state in Malaysia, on the SW Malay Peninsula. 7980 sq. mi. (20,668 sq. km). Capital: Ipoh.
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The poison for these darts is obtained from the ipoh tree (upas).Children of Borneo
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- a city in Malaysia, capital of Perak state: tin-mining centre. Pop: 643 000 (2005 est)
- a state of NW Peninsular Malaysia, on the Strait of Malacca: tin mining. Capital: Ipoh. Pop: 2 051 236 (2000). Area: 21 005 sq km (8110 sq miles)
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