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Kota Kinabalu

[ koh-tuh-kin-uh-buh-loo ]
/ ˈkoʊ tə ˌkɪn ə bəˈlu /
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noun
a seaport in and the capital of the state of Sabah, in Malaysia, on the northwestern coast of Borneo.
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Formerly Jes·sle·ton [jes-uhl-tuhn] /ˈdʒɛs əl tən/ .

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Kota Kinabalu
/ (ˈkəʊtə ˌkɪnəbəˈluː) /

noun
a port in Malaysia, capital of Sabah state on the South China Sea: exports timber and rubber. Pop: 439 000 (2005 est)Former name: Jesselton
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