\ ˈklȯŋ, -ä- \
plural -s

Definition of klong

: 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

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First Known Use of klong

1898, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for klong

native name in Thailand

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“Klong.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/klong. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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