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Perak

(ˈpɛərə; ˈpɪərə; pɪˈræk)
n
(Placename) a state of NW Peninsular Malaysia, on the Strait of Malacca: tin mining. Capital: Ipoh. Pop: 2 051 236 (2000). Area: 21 005 sq km (8110 sq miles)
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Pe•rak

(ˈpeɪ ræk, -rɑk, ˈpɛr ə, ˈpɪər ə)

n.
a state in Malaysia, on the SW Malay Peninsula. 1,888,016; 7980 sq. mi. (20,668 sq. km). Cap.: Ipoh.
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I said, 'I am a Korinchi traveller from Perak over there, and know nothing of that dead man.
The people of Perak have been urged to remain united and embrace the spirit of togetherness in building a great civilisation among the plural society.
New Delhi: Classic Legends Pvt Ltd launched the all new range of Jawa Motorcycles by unveiling brand new bikes in India -the Jawa, Jawa forty two and the Jawa Perak.
Upon its expected completion in 2013, The Haven's three 26-storey residences will become the tallest buildings in the Malaysian province of Perak.
Vice minister of public works Hermanto Dardak said the port project is to maximize the operation of the Suramadu bridge spanning the sea between East Java and the island of Madura, and to reduce congestion in Tanjung Perak ports of East Java.
Putrajaya, Feb 11 (ANI): The Malaysia Indian Congress (MIC) is seeking Indian representation in the Government of Perak State for the welfare and interests of the Indian community.
Malaysia's national ruling party and the opposition are headed for a political showdown in the northern state of Perak over the defection of three legislators.
Last Wednesday, the H5N1 virus was reported at two areas in the Perak State, just south of Penang.
They found an isolate from pigs in Perak, as well as from a flying fox, that differed markedly from pig and human isolates from the main epidemic in southern Malaysia.
Perak state elected representatives will have to submit their asset declaration forms to the state legislative assembly speaker with a copy attached to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).
New Delhi: Classic Legends Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of Mahindra and Mahindra, has launched the all new range of Jawa Motorcycles by unveiling brand new bikes in India -the Jawa, Jawa forty two and the Jawa Perak.