alun-alun

noun
variants: or less commonly aloun-aloun \ ˈäˌlüˈnäˌlün \
plural -s

Definition of alun-alun

: the public square in a Malaysian town usually consisting of a grassplot surrounded by trees

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First Known Use of alun-alun

1820, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alun-alun

Malay

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“Alun-alun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alun-alun. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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