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Definition of George Town in English:

1The capital of the Cayman Islands, on the island of Grand Cayman; population 28,000 (est. 2007).
2The chief port of Malaysia and capital of the state of Penang, on Penang island; population 158,800 (est. 2009). It was founded in 1786 by the British East India Company. Also called Penang.

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