Penang

geographical name
Pe·​nang | \pə-ˈnaŋ, -ˈnäŋ\

Definition of Penang 

1 or Pinang island of Malaysia in southeastern Asia at the northern end of the Strait of Malacca area 108 square miles (281 square kilometers)

2 or Pulau Pinang \pü-​ˈlau̇-​ \ state of Malaysia (federation) comprising Penang Island and the mainland opposite it; capital George Town area 400 square miles (1036 square kilometers), population 1,540,500 Until 1948 Penang was one of the Straits Settlements.

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