George Town


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George Town

1. also Pi·nang or Pe·nang (pə-näng′, pē′näng′) A city of western Malaysia on Pinang Island in the Strait of Malacca. It is a leading seaport.

George Town

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1. (Placename) Also called: Penang a port in NW Malaysia, capital of Penang state, in NE Penang Island: the first chartered city of the Malayan federation. Pop: 162 000 (2005 est)
2. (Placename) the capital of the Cayman Islands: a port on Grand Cayman Island. Pop: 30 600 (2004 est)
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Noun1.George Town - the capital of the Cayman IslandsGeorge Town - the capital of the Cayman Islands  
Cayman Islands - a British colony in the Caribbean to the northwest of Jamaica; an international banking center
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At George Town, in the suburbs, there is a Jesuit College; delightfully situated, and, so far as I had an opportunity of seeing, well managed.
If you have over-indulged, you may like to leave a visit to The Top at Komtar (the tallest building) until your hangover has well and truly disappeared and make way instead to see some of the incredible street art of George Town, any of the colourful temples or perhaps the Clan Jetties - narrow walkways among houses built on stilts above the water, where residents avoided land tax under British rule.
18 in Taichung City, central Taiwan, by the Ministry of Culture's Bureau of Cultural Heritage and Malaysia-headquartered George Town World Heritage Inc.
During a lecture at George Town University with a title of Security and Stability in South Asia, the ambassador said that there is no proper security mechanism in the region that creates problems.
Sarkis said George Town University keeps channels open for further joint cooperation in scientific, academic an research fields, noting the progress made by the Hashemite University in these areas.
BAHAWALPUR -- President, Anjuman Tajran, Bahawalpur, Syed Israr Hussain would leave for Qatar on Saturday to attend a diplomacy training programme to be held at George Town University in Qatar.
Vestiges of its colonial past can be seen in the stately, centuries-old structures found in its capital, George Town. On July 7, 2008, George Town was included on Unesco's World Heritage List.
Headquartered in George Town, Grand Cayman, in the Cayman Islands, the company operates water production and/or distribution facilities in the Cayman Islands, Belize, the British Virgin Islands, The Commonwealth of The Bahamas and Bali, Indonesia.
The private sector should have a welcomed role within the GCC but efforts to attract this sector are little, Lagarde said in a lecture at George Town University at the Educational City in Doha.
CAPITAL CITY, GEORGE TOWN POPULATION: 58,440 / GDP $4.3 BILLION / GDP GROWTH RATE: 2.3% (2014)
In fact, George Town Penang has even been declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 2008.
VIRGIN Holidays Cruises offers three nights' at the 3V Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort on a room-only basis, before joining 'Freedom of the Seas' for seven nights from Port Canaveral (Florida) calling at Labadee (Haiti), Falmouth (Jamaica), George Town (Grand Cayman) and Cozumel (Mexico).