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North Borneo

noun
1.
a former name of Sabah.
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  • Notes issued by the principal banks in Singapore were made current in North Borneo in 1900.

  • The question may be asked what has the Company done for North Borneo?

    British Borneo W. H. Treacher
  • But the heartiest applause invariably greets the announcement that the North Borneo Company has declared a dividend.

    Where the Strange Trails Go Down E. Alexander Powell
  • This teal obtained by Garcia is our only record of any duck from North Borneo.

    Birds from North Borneo Max C. Thompson
  • As regards pepper, it has been previously shewn that North Borneo was in former days an exporter of this spice.

    British Borneo W. H. Treacher
  • British North Borneo occupies the northern part of the island of Borneo.

    The Opium Monopoly Ellen Newbold La Motte
  • There will be one difficulty in the North Borneo settlement which will require wise handling.

    Sketches of Our Life at Sarawak Harriette McDougall
  • Batchelor's observation and mine provide the first records for North Borneo.

    Birds from North Borneo Max C. Thompson
  • There are, or rather were, a large number of debt slaves in North Borneo.

    British Borneo W. H. Treacher
  • Such is the typical North Borneo river, to which, however, the Brunai is a solitary exception.

    British Borneo W. H. Treacher
British Dictionary definitions for North Borneo

North Borneo

noun
1.
the former name (until 1963) of Sabah
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