or Jo·hor

[juh-hawr, -hohr]


a state in Malaysia, on S Malay Peninsula. 7330 sq. mi. (18,985 sq. km). Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for johore

Historical Examples of johore

  • I would defend the place if I could for, if Johore were lost, I should be but a fugitive.

  • The Binuas of Johore think that every pawang has an immortal tiger spirit.

    Human Animals

    Frank Hamel

  • They use titles similar to those of the Malays of Borneo and Johore.

  • At four o'clock the carriage came round to take us to Johore.

    A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam'

    Annie Allnut Brassey

  • I looked at the parcel: it was marked: "Bimba leaves; Johore."


    Robert W. Chambers

British Dictionary definitions for johore




a state of Malaysia, on the S Malay Peninsula: mostly forested, with large swamps; bauxite- and iron-mining. Capital: Johore Bahru. Pop: 2 740 625 (2000). Area: 18 986 sq km (7331 sq miles)
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