Johore Bahru


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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

Johor Bahru

n
(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)
n.
the capital of Johore state, Malaysia, in the S part. 328,646.
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He said Malaysia had highlighted the fact that the new and purported unilateral port limit extension by Singapore encroaches into Malaysia's territorial waters and the established Johor Baru port limits as indicated in the Federal Government Gazette's 'Declaration of Alteration of Port Limits for Johore Bahru Port', which was published on October 25 by the Attorney-General's Chambers of Malaysia.
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(18) It was originally planned that MacDonald would invite these leaders to his residence in Bukit Serene in Johore Bahru, but Onn suggested it would have a more positive impact if he [Onn] invited the Chinese leaders.
zerumbet (AR 478), and the fruit of Alpinia mutica (AR 457) were collected from Johore Bahru, Malaysia, and their voucher specimens were deposited at the Herbarium of the Department of Biology, Universiti Putra Malaysia.
Stationed at Majeedee Baracks in Johore Bahru and lived in the Birmingham area.
The next morning, to the haunting sound of bagpipes, the last defenders of Malaysia -- the tattered remnants of the proud Argyll battalion -- crossed Johore Bahru, the channel separating Singapore from the mainland.
I WOULD love to hear from old pals who were stationed at 221 Veh BN RAOC, Majeedee Barracks, Johore Bahru, Malaya in 1955-1956, as we are thinking of having a reunion.