Sandakan

[ sahn-dah-kahn, san-dah-kuh n ]
/ sɑnˈdɑ kɑn, sænˈdɑ kən /

noun

a city in NE Sabah, in E Malaysia.
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Sandakan

/ (sɑːnˈdɑːkɑːn) /

noun

a port in Malaysia, on the NE coast of Sabah: capital (until 1947) of North Borneo. Pop: 347 334 (2000)
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