Ipoh

[ ee-poh ]
/ ˈi poʊ /

noun

a city in and the capital of Perak state, in W Malaysia.

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Definition for ipoh (2 of 2)

Perak
[ pey-rak, -rahk, per-uh, peer-uh ]
/ ˈpeɪ ræk, -rɑk, ˈpɛr ə, ˈpɪər ə /

noun

a state in Malaysia, on the SW Malay Peninsula. 7980 sq. mi. (20,668 sq. km). Capital: Ipoh.
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Example sentences from the Web for ipoh

  • The poison for these darts is obtained from the ipoh tree (upas).

    Children of Borneo|Edwin Herbert Gomes

British Dictionary definitions for ipoh (1 of 2)

Ipoh
/ (ˈiːpəʊ) /

noun

a city in Malaysia, capital of Perak state: tin-mining centre. Pop: 643 000 (2005 est)

British Dictionary definitions for ipoh (2 of 2)

Perak
/ (ˈpɛərə, ˈpɪərə, pɪˈræk) /

noun

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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