variants or less commonly aloun-aloun
plural -s
: the public square in a Malaysian town usually consisting of a grassplot surrounded by trees

Word History



First Known Use

1820, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alun-alun was in 1820

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“Alun-alun.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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