Examples from the Web for singapore
Did the airline file a flight plan that took account of the weather en route from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore?Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Dozens of tearful family members huddled at the Surabaya and Singapore airports, anxiously awaiting news of loved ones.
It was supposed to land in Singapore at 8:57 a.m. local time.
Just to make sure the President of Singapore had a good story to go home with.Our Hero! Morning Sickness Stricken Kate Middleton Rides In a 200 Year Old Carriage|Tom Sykes|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Users include the Singapore navy: What small-warship commander would turn down a 1,000-foot mast?
But among those he brought to Singapore was Coelogyne speciosa.The Woodlands Orchids|Frederick Boyle
Three days later, we heard that he had taken the boat for Singapore.
We left Bangkok in the afternoon on the steamer Nuen-tung for a five days' return trip to Singapore.Travels in the Far East|Ellen Mary Hayes Peck
The situation of the new settlement of Singapore may be described in few words.
The town and island of Singapore exhibit a variety of Eastern races and different religions and modes of life.In the Eastern Seas|W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for singapore
Word Origin and History for singapore
from Sanskrit Simhapuram "Lion City," from simhah "lion" + puram "city," from PIE *pele- "citadel, fortified high place" (see polis (n.)). The name is perhaps metaphoric of something, as no lions are found there. Singapore sling attested from 1930; said on the island to have been invented there 1915 by a barman named Ngian Tong Dron.