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[klawng, klong]
  1. (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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Historical Examples of klong

  • The "klong" of a woman points to the west, that of a man to the east.

    Indo-China and Its Primitive People

    Henry Baudesson

  • It was built early in the fourteenth century and was consecrated to P Klong Garai.

  • Sometimes the rites require that for the first interment the "klong" of a man and a woman must be used together.

British Dictionary definitions for klong


  1. a type of canal in Thailand
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Word Origin for klong

from Thai
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