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(kɛˈlæntən; kɪˌlænˈtæn)
(Placename) a state of NE Malaysia: under Thai control until it came under the British in 1909; produces rice and rubber. Capital: Kota Bharu. Pop: 1 313 014 (2000). Area: 14 920 sq km (5761 sq miles)
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(kəˈlæn tæn, -lɑnˈtɑn)

a state in Malaysia, on the central Malay Peninsula. 1,181,680; 5750 sq. mi. (14,893 sq. km). Cap.: Kota Bharu.
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