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Jo·hor Ba·ha·ru(jə-hôr′ bə-hä′ro͞o) also Jo·hore Bah·ru (bä′ro͞o)
A city of Malaysia on the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula opposite Singapore Island. The city is connected with Singapore by a causeway across the narrow Johore Strait.
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Johore Bahru(ˈbɑːruː) or
(Placename) a city in S Malaysia, capital of Johore state: important trading centre, situated at the sole crossing point of Johore Strait (between Malaya and Singapore Island). Pop: 719 000 (2005 est)
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Johore′ Bah′ru(ˈbɑ ru)
the capital of Johore state, Malaysia, in the S part. 328,646.
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