- a state in Malaysia, on the SE Malay Peninsula. 13,820 sq. mi. (35,794 sq. km). Capital: Kuantan.
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The Kĕlantan man is, to the native of Pahang, what the water-buffalo is to a short-horn.In Court and Kampong
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
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
- 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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