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(ˈkæmpɒŋ; kæmˈpɒŋ)
(in Malaysia) a village
[C19: from Malay]


or cam•pong

(ˈkɑm pɔŋ, -pɒŋ, kɑmˈpɔŋ, -ˈpɒŋ)

a small village or community of houses in Malay-speaking lands.
[1835–45; < Malay]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kampong - a native village in Malaysiakampong - a native village in Malaysia  
village, hamlet - a settlement smaller than a town
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Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah arrived at the Tawau Airport at 5.25pm today to visit fire victims in Kampung Otentik, Tanjung Batu Keramat.
Mirna Anissa inaugurated a Kampung Warna in Mranggen Kuthoharjo Village, Kaliwungu District, on Wednesday (5/9).
The purpose of this paper is to highlight some of the major attractions and uniqueness found in Kampung Bantang and to explore the potential of Kampung Bantang as a tourism destination.
Pendleton, IN, June 25, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Indiana composer Phil Larson has been chosen by Malaysian TV to create a dynamic soundtrack for the second season of the adventure reality TV show Kampung Quest now airing in Malaysia and online at KampungQuest.com.
LAHAD DATU -- The fate of Sulu armed group leader Azzimudie Kiram remains unknown as Malaysian elite military and police teams enter into the final stage of search and mopping up operations at Kampung Tanduo and Kampung Tanjung Batu near here Friday.
The subsequent regeneration of Surabaya is inextricably linked to the Kampung Improvement Program (KIP) initiated in 1969.
LAT Kampung Boy Wilkins Farago, 2009 142pp $22.99 pbk ISBN 9780980607000 SCIS 1428876
In his graphic novels "Kampung Boy" and "Town Boy," illustrator Lat sketches out a fictionalized biography of his youth in Malaysia through tales of comedic mischief and coming-of-age.
This sequel to Kampung Boy (reviewed in KLIATT in November 2006) continues the story of Mat, a young man growing up in Malaysia in the 1960s.
The Wheel of Fortune relates the evolution of the Jakarta kampung Kebun Kacang since the 1930s from a market garden site for the Dutch capital of Batavia to its eventual demolition in 1981.
Zone A covers Bandar Perani, Felda Bukit Aping (Timur, Barat), Gembut Cina, PPRT Kampung Sayang, Pekan Tanjung Sedili, Kampung Tuan Seh and Taman Tuan Seh.