Johor

Johore

[juh-hawr, -hohr]
noun
a state in Malaysia, on S Malay Peninsula. 7330 sq. mi. (18,985 sq. km).
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Johore or Johor (dʒəʊˈhɔː)
 
n
a state of Malaysia, on the S Malay Peninsula: mostly forested, with large swamps; bauxite- and iron-mining. Capital: Johore Bahru. Pop: 2 740 625 (2000). Area: 18 986 sq km (7331 sq miles)
 
Johor or Johor
 
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johor

state of Malaysia, southernmost state of Peninsular (West) Malaysia. Its 250-mile (400-km) coastline along the Strait of Malacca and South China Sea also winds around the Republic of Singapore's northern border and is dotted with small islands. Johor is generally flat and jungle covered, with large swamps, but rises in the east-central region to peaks of over 3,000 feet (900 metres).

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