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(ˈkæmpɒŋ; kæmˈpɒŋ)
(in Malaysia) a village
[C19: from Malay]


or cam•pong

(ˈkɑm pɔŋ, -pɒŋ, kɑmˈpɔŋ, -ˈpɒŋ)

a small village or community of houses in Malay-speaking lands.
[1835–45; < Malay]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kampong - a native village in Malaysiakampong - a native village in Malaysia  
village, hamlet - a settlement smaller than a town
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In Rompin 2,595 victims from 23 kampungs have been placed in six FRCs," the spokesman told Malaysia's (Bernama) News Agency.
One thing we learn from Chanin's account is that, in Limbang at least, the rebels, including their leader, Salleh bin Sambas, came from nearby kampungs within Limbang district.
In the kampungs [indigenous neighborhoods, built in styles of vernacular architecture, the home of the working classes and the location also of squatter settlements] the proliferation of radios, cassette players, television sets, and motorcycles suggested a general increase in prosperity (p.
The key informants came from various sectors of the three kampungs, including the Ketua Anak Negeri (native chiefs), school teachers, religious leaders, health practitioners, farmers, fishermen, market vendors, musicians, craft specialists (e.
Last year, Professor Halim co-edited with another former Director of the Institute of East Asian Studies, Professor Abdul Rashid Abdullah, a research volume on the socio-economic conditions in 14 coastal kampungs in western Sarawak, Masyarakat Pesisir Sarawak Barat Dco,a (2006, Program Nusantara, Institut Pengajian Asia Timur, UNIMAS).