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  1. a state in Malaysia, on the E central Malay Peninsula. 5050 sq. mi. (13,080 sq. km). Capital: Kuala Trengganu.
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  • The Trengganu river is obstructed by impassable rapids at a distance of about 30 m. from its mouth.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 4


  • The Trengganu sultanate is one of the most ancient in the peninsula and ranks with that of Riau.

British Dictionary definitions for trengganu



  1. a state of E Peninsular Malaysia, on the South China Sea: under Thai suzerainty until becoming a British protectorate in 1909; joined the Federation of Malaya in 1948; an isolated forested region; mainly agricultural. Capital: Kuala Trengganu. Pop: 898 825 (2000). Area: 12 995 sq km (5002 sq miles)
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