Definition of Penang in English:


Syllabification: Pe·nang
Pronunciation: /pəˈnaNG
(also Pinang)
  • 1An island in Malaysia, located off the western coast of the Malay Peninsula.
  • 1.1A state of Malaysia, consisting of Penang and a coastal strip on the mainland; capital, George Town (on Penang island).
  • 1.2 another name for George Town ( sense 2).

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