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Kua·la Lum·pur

 (kwä′lə lo͝om-po͝or′)
The capital and largest city of Malaysia, on the southwest Malay Peninsula northwest of Singapore. Founded by tin miners in 1857, it is the commercial and industrial hub of the country.

Kuala Lumpur

(ˈkwɑːlə ˈlʊmpʊə; -pə)
n
(Placename) a city in Malaysia, in the SW Malay Peninsula: formerly (until 1999) the capital of Malaysia; became capital of the Federated Malay States in 1895, and of Malaysia in 1963; capital of Selangor state from 1880 to 1973, when it was made a federal territory. Pop: 1 392 000 (2005 est)

Kua•la Lum•pur

(ˈkwɑ lə lʊmˈpʊər)
n.
the capital of Malaysia, in the SW Malay Peninsula. 1,145,075.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Kuala Lumpur - the largest city and former capital of Malaysia until 2005Kuala Lumpur - the largest city and former capital of Malaysia until 2005
Petronas Towers - twin skyscrapers built in Kuala Lumpur in 1997; 1482 feet high
West Malaysia - the region of Malaysia on the Malay Peninsula
Translations

Kuala Lumpur

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Kuala Lumpur

[ˌkwɑːləˈlʊmpʊər] nKuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

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