[ bah-roo ]
/ ˈbɑ ru /
a city in and the capital of Johore state, Malaysia, in the S part.
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British Dictionary definitions for johore bahru
/ (ˈbɑːruː) /
a city in S Malaysia, capital of Johore state: important trading centre, situated at the sole crossing point of Johore Strait (between Malaya and Singapore Island). Pop: 719 000 (2005 est)
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