North Borneo

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North Borneo

(Placename) the former name (until 1963) of Sabah


(ˈsɑ bɑ)

a state in Malaysia, on the N tip of Borneo: formerly a British crown colony. 1,736,902; 28,460 sq. mi. (73,710 sq. km). Cap.: Kota Kinabalu. Formerly, North Borneo.
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Noun1.North Borneo - a region of Malaysia in northeastern BorneoNorth Borneo - a region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo
Borneo, Kalimantan - 3rd largest island in the world; in the western Pacific to the north of Java; largely covered by dense jungle and rain forest; part of the Malay Archipelago
East Malaysia - the part of Malaysia that is on the island of Borneo
Sabahan - a Malaysian from Sabah
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