Sabah


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Sa·bah

 (sä′bä′)
A region of Malaysia in northeast Borneo. Sabah was a British protectorate, originally controlled by the British North Borneo Company, from the late 1800s until it became part of Malaysia in 1963.

Sabah

(ˈsɑːbɑː)
n
(Placename) a state of Malaysia, occupying N Borneo and offshore islands in the South China and Sulu Seas: became a British protectorate in 1888; gained independence and joined Malaysia in 1963. Capital: Kota Kinabalu. Pop: 2 603 485 (2000). Area: 73 620 sq km (28 425 sq miles). Former name (until 1963): North Borneo

Sa•bah

(ˈsɑ bɑ)

n.
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sabah - a region of Malaysia in northeastern BorneoSabah - 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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The Amir of Kuwait His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah said that the participation of Pakistan and Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf was of reat significance for the Asian Cooperation (ACD) Summit.
Aa In his cable, His Majesty expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to Sheikh Sabah, al Sabah ruling family and the brotherly people of Kuwait praying to Allah the Almighty to rest his soul in peace and grant Sheikh Sabah, al Sabah family and the brotherly people of Kuwait patience to bear the loss.
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Tiger will provide detail of anticipated investment, economic benefit to Sabah, employment projections, and rehabilitation details in the amended Application.
With this acquisition, Murphy Sabah also takes over operatorship of the block, in which the remaining 20-percent equity is owned by PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd, an exploration and production arm of PETRONAS, Malaysia's state-owned oil and gas corporation.
29 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa sent a cable of condolences to the State of Kuwait Emir HH Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jabir Al Sabah over the late Shaikh Salem Nasser Humood Al Ali Al Malik Al Sabah.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah attended hoisting the flag celebration of 12 years since His Highness' assumption of power, 57th independence day and 27th liberation anniversary in Bayan Palace on Monday.
Manama, June 9 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa today welcomed Kuwaiti Amir HH Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah at Al-Sakhir Airbase.
KUWAIT, Jan 2 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah met with visiting Bahraini Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and his accompanying delegation at Bayan Palace on Tuesday.
Kuwait, June 9 (BNA(: The Amir of Kuwait His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and the accompanying delegation left for the Kingdom of Bahrain on a fraternal visit, Kuwait News Agency reported.
His Highness the Amir: January 3: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Chairman of the Kuwait Red Crescent Society Dr.