Definition of kampong in English:

kampong

Line breaks: kam|pong
Pronunciation: /kamˈpɒŋ
 
, ˈkampɒŋ
 
/
(also kampung /kamˈpʌŋ, ˈkampʌŋ/)

noun

  • A Malaysian enclosure or village.
    More example sentences
    • ‘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.

Origin

Malay; compare with compound2.

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