Definition of kampong in English:


Syllabification: kam·pong
Pronunciation: /ˈkämpôNG, -päNG


  • A Malaysian enclosure or village.
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    • ‘There's a great need to build health awareness in the villages and kampungs, and slowly this is happening,’ said Faud.
    • They could also have burned down an entire kampung if they couldn't find us.
    • There is no fence to separate it from the nearby kampung, and no proper external lighting.


Malay; compare with compound2.

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