[ key-dah ]
/ ˈkeɪ dɑ /
a state in Malaysia, on the W central Malay Peninsula. 3660 sq. mi. (9480 sq. km). Capital: Alor Star.
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Examples from the Web for kedah
Ang or hang is much employed in Kedah and Perak, and kau in other parts of the peninsula and in Borneo.A Manual of the Malay language|William Edward Maxwell
In 1897 Siam restored the nominal authority of Kedah, but the measure was not productive of good.
British Dictionary definitions for kedah
/ (ˈkɛdə) /
a state of NW Malaysia: under Thai control until it came under the British in 1909; the chief exports are rice, tin, and rubber. Capital: Alor Star. Pop: 1 648 756 (2000). Area: 9426 sq km (3639 sq miles)
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