Sabah


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Sa·bah

 (sä′bä′)
A region of Malaysia in northeast Borneo. Sabah was a British protectorate, originally controlled by the British North Borneo Company, from the late 1800s until it became part of Malaysia in 1963.

Sabah

(ˈsɑːbɑː)
n
(Placename) a state of Malaysia, occupying N Borneo and offshore islands in the South China and Sulu Seas: became a British protectorate in 1888; gained independence and joined Malaysia in 1963. Capital: Kota Kinabalu. Pop: 2 603 485 (2000). Area: 73 620 sq km (28 425 sq miles). Former name (until 1963): North Borneo

Sa•bah

(ˈsɑ bɑ)

n.
a state in Malaysia, on the N tip of Borneo: formerly a British crown colony. 1,736,902; 28,460 sq. mi. (73,710 sq. km). Cap.: Kota Kinabalu. Formerly, North Borneo.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sabah - a region of Malaysia in northeastern BorneoSabah - a region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo
Borneo, Kalimantan - 3rd largest island in the world; in the western Pacific to the north of Java; largely covered by dense jungle and rain forest; part of the Malay Archipelago
East Malaysia - the part of Malaysia that is on the island of Borneo
Sabahan - a Malaysian from Sabah
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His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, accompanied by National Guard Vice President Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, arrived in the US on Monday for a private visit.
In the cables, His Majesty the Sultan expressed condolences and sympathy to Sheikh Sabah, praying to Allah the Almighty to rest the departed souls in peace and grant their families patience.
Najib was addressing a gathering of federal and Sabah public servants at the Sabah Administrative Centre building here.
Salem Al-Jaber Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, Minister of the Ruler's Court (Diwan Amiri) Affairs Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Deputy Minister of the Ruler's Court Sheikh Ali Jarah Al-Sabah, First Deputy Premier also Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Sheikh Dr.
The Amir of Kuwait His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah said that the participation of Pakistan and Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf was of reat significance for the Asian Cooperation (ACD) Summit.
Aa In his cable, His Majesty expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to Sheikh Sabah, al Sabah ruling family and the brotherly people of Kuwait praying to Allah the Almighty to rest his soul in peace and grant Sheikh Sabah, al Sabah family and the brotherly people of Kuwait patience to bear the loss.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah receives His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
What we have seen in Sabah for the last 26 years is a far cry from what was happening in the state before then.
His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah receives Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah
United Sabah Alliance, also known as Gabungan Sabah, said that it would be unconstitutional for Sabah to have the elections with only 60 state seats after the amendment to the State constitution was approved in 2016 to inlcude the 13 new redelineated seats.
His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa sent cables of condolences to Kuwaiti Amir Shaikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Crown Prince Shaikh Nawaf Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Prime Minister Shaikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
11 -- (BNA)-- His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa dispatched a cable of condolences to his brother His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah the Amir of the State of Kuwait sympathizing on the demise of the late Sheikh Nayef Jaber Al Ahmed Al Sabah, in which His Majesty expressed utmost condolences and solace, supplicating to Allah the Almighty to accommodate the late Sheikh Nayef Jaber Al Ahmed Al Sabah in His mercy, bliss and vastest of paradises.