klong

noun

ˈklȯŋ,
-ä-
plural -s
: a canal in Thailand used for transportation and drainage
the pond … narrowed into a klong that rimmed the far width of the compound Kathryn Grondahl

Word History

Etymology

native name in Thailand

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of klong was in 1898

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“Klong.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/klong. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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