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Singapore

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geographical name Sin·ga·pore \ˈsiŋ-ə-ˌpȯr also ˈsiŋ-gə-\

Definition of Singapore

  1. 1 island Malay Archipelago in S. China Sea off S end of Malay Peninsula; formerly a British crown colony, from 1963 to 1965 a state of Malaysia (federation), an independent republic in the Commonwealth of Nations since 1965, area 255 square miles (660 square kilometers), pop 4,163,700

  2. 2 city & port, its ∗, on Singapore Strait pop 206,500

Singaporean play \ˌsiŋ-ə-ˈpȯr-ē-ən also ˈsiŋ-gə-\ adjective or noun




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