Negri Sembilan

[ney-gree sem-bee-lahn, sem-bee-lahn, nuh-gree]
a state in Malaysia, on the SW Malay Peninsula. 2580 sq. mi. (6682 sq. km). Capital: Seremban. Unabridged
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Negri Sembilan (ˈnɛɡrɪ sɛmˈbiːlən)
a state of S Peninsular Malaysia: mostly mountainous, with large areas under paddy and rubber. Capital: Seremban. Pop: 859 924 (2000). Area: 6643 sq km (2565 sq miles)

Seremban (səˈrɛmbən)
a town in Peninsular Malaysia, capital of Negri Sembilan state. Pop: 332 000 (2005 est)

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town, West (Peninsular) Malaysia, on the Linggi River. It lies approximately 25 miles (40 km) inland from Port Dickson on the Strait of Malacca. The town originated as a tin-mining settlement in the 1840s. Rubber production is now Seremban's principal activity; tin is still mined, and paddy rice is grown in the well-drained valleys of the Main Range to the east. The Singapore-Kuala Lumpur road and railway system passes through the town, which is linked by a branch railway to Port Dickson. A road through a nearby mountain gap leads to Kuala Pilah and eastern Malaya

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