[ suh-lang-er, -awr, -lahng- ]
/ səˈlæŋ ər, -ɔr, -ˈlɑŋ- /
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a state in Malaysia, on the SW Malay Peninsula. 3,160 sq. mi. (8,184 sq. km). Capital: Shah Alam.
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How to use Selangor in a sentence
The principal rivers are the Selangor, the Klang and the Langat.
Compared with other states in the peninsula, Selangor is poorly watered.
In some sort Kuala Lumpor is the capital not only of Selangor, but also of the whole federation.
British Dictionary definitions for Selangor
/ (səˈlæŋə) /
a state of Peninsular Malaysia, on the Strait of Malacca: established as a British protectorate in 1874, became a Federated Malay State in 1896 and part of Malaysia in 1946; tin producer. Capital: Shah Alam. Pop: 4 188 876 (2000). Area: 7955 sq km (3071 sq miles)
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