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klong

[ klawng, klong ]
/ klɔŋ, klɒŋ /
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noun
(in Thailand) a canal.
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Origin of klong

First recorded in 1895–1900, klong is from the Thai word khlɔ:ng canal, watercourse
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British Dictionary definitions for klong

klong
/ (klɒŋ) /

noun
a type of canal in Thailand

Word Origin for klong

from Thai
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