[ juh-hawr, -hohr ]
/ dʒəˈhɔr, -ˈhoʊr /
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a state in Malaysia, on S Malay Peninsula. 7,330 sq. mi. (18,985 sq. km).
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Words nearby Johore
John XXI, John XXII, John XXIII, John XXIII, Pope, Johor Baharu, Johore, Johore Bahru, Joiada, joie de vivre, join, joinder
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How to use Johore in a sentence
The tiger is to Johore what the elephant is to Siam and the kangaroo to Australia—a sort of national trademark.
"Johore's the place for tigers," the Englishman remarked, pouring himself another peg of whiskey.
The way in which the connection between the Sultans of Brunei and Johore came about is rather curious.
We had not been long at the coaling-wharf when our old friend the Sultan of Johore drove down and came on board.
By six we were driving out fifteen miles to breakfast with the Maharajah of Johore, in a carriage he had sent for us.Forty Thousand Miles Over Land and Water|Lady (Ethel Gwendoline [Moffatt]) Vincent
British Dictionary definitions for Johore
/ (dʒəʊˈhɔː) /
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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