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[pah-hahng, puh-hang]
  1. a state in Malaysia, on the SE Malay Peninsula. 13,820 sq. mi. (35,794 sq. km). Capital: Kuantan.
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Examples from the Web for pahang

Historical Examples of pahang

  • The Kĕlantan man is, to the native of Pahang, what the water-buffalo is to a short-horn.

    In Court and Kampong

    Hugh Clifford

  • The principal river of the state is the Pahang, from which it takes its name.

  • So the memory of the first President for Pahang will be kept green.

    About Orchids

    Frederick Boyle

  • The king of Pahang withdrew to his own country, under pretence of bringing a reinforcement, but never returned.

  • It brought to mind the steep mountain-sides of Pahang, and windy nights which presaged great storms in high passes of Yunnan.

    Edge of the Jungle

    William Beebe

British Dictionary definitions for pahang


  1. a state of Peninsular Malaysia, on the South China Sea: the largest Malayan state; mountainous and heavily forested. Capital: Kuantan. Pop: 1 288 376 (2000). Area: 35 965 sq km (13 886 sq miles)
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