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(dʒəʊˈhɔː) or


(Placename) a state of Malaysia, on the S Malay Peninsula: mostly forested, with large swamps; bauxite- and iron-mining. Capital: Johore Bahru. Pop: 2 740 625 (2000). Area: 18 986 sq km (7331 sq miles)
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(dʒəˈhɔr, -ˈhoʊr)

a state in Malaysia, on S Malay Peninsula. 1,638,229; 7330 sq. mi. (18,985 sq. km).
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It all started when the lovely Johore princess found a place in the heart of the dashing Pahang prince.
They had come between 200 BC and 300 AD from the vast mainland of Central Asia, from places like Nepal and Johore, in their own boats for they were excellent seafarers.
At the time of surrender, we - the JVE (Johore Volunteer Engineers) were at Draycott, which is just behind the Tanglin club and used to be Brooke-Pophams headquarters it is a house owned by Guthries.
The historians added that Maguindanao's indigenous non-Muslim Teduray people have been wearing clothes made of inaul even before Shariff Mohammad Kabunsuan, an Arab-Malay cleric from Johore, now part of Malaysia, set foot in what is now Cotabato city in the 14thcentury to spread Islam.
British Malaya (The Colony of the Straits Settlements and The Malay States under British Protection, Namely the Federated States of Perak, Selangor, Negri Sembilan and Pahang and The States of Johore, Kedah, Kelantan, Trengganu, Perlis and Brunei): A Report on the 1931 Census and Certain Problems of Vital Statistics.
Fresh from a one-month training in Johore Bahru in Malaysia, the squad matched the sixth-place finish of the country with the team composed of Adorna, Niko Huelgas, Mangrobang and Chicano in the 2014 Incheon Games.
The mussel species Perna viridis has also been used in experiments comprising transplants between low and high contaminated waters in the straits of Johore, Iran [24].
'The ethnology of the Johore Archipelago', Journal of the Indian Archipelago and Eastern Asia 1:336-40
The historical memories of the Portuguese crusaders' seizure of Malacca in 1511 and century of warfare with the sultans of Aceh and Johore and Diponegoro's declaration of jihad against Dutch colonizers and Chinese tax farmers in the Java War (1825-1830) are frequently invoked in contemporary Indonesia.
Once he was reprimanded for wasting ammunition when he fired guns to knock Japanese mortar battery spotters out of a palm tree on the Johore Straits.