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 (pä′ləm-bäng′, -lĕm-)
A city of Indonesia on southeast Sumatra. Center of a powerful Hindu kingdom in the seventh and eighth centuries, it became a Dutch trading post in 1617 and was later occupied intermittently by the British.
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(Placename) a port in W Indonesia, in S Sumatra; oil refineries; university (1955). Pop: 1 451 419 (2000)
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(ˌpɑ lɛmˈbɑŋ)

a city in SE Sumatra, in W Indonesia. 1,144,279.
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