Trengganu


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Trengganu

(trɛŋˈɡɑːnuː; tɛrɛŋ-) or

Terengganu

n
(Placename) a state of E Peninsular Malaysia, on the South China Sea: under Thai suzerainty until becoming a British protectorate in 1909; joined the Federation of Malaya in 1948; an isolated forested region; mainly agricultural. Capital: Kuala Trengganu. Pop: 898 825 (2000). Area: 12 995 sq km (5002 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

Treng•ga•nu

(trɛŋˈgɑ nu)

n.
a state in Malaysia, on the E central Malay Peninsula. 540,627; 5050 sq. mi. (13,080 sq. km).
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Sheppard, "A Short History of Trengganu", Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (JMBRAS) 22, no.
British Malaya (The Colony of the Straits Settlements and The Malay States under British Protection, Namely the Federated States of Perak, Selangor, Negri Sembilan and Pahang and The States of Johore, Kedah, Kelantan, Trengganu, Perlis and Brunei): A Report on the 1931 Census and Certain Problems of Vital Statistics.
Ramlee, Kampung Masjid, Jalan Trengganu, Jalan Gemas and Jalan Langkawi.
Each chapter studies how the different groups, from Indian Muslims, to Chitties, Trengganu Chinese Peranakan, and Baweanese negotiate the cosmopolitan and multicultural environments in Malaysia, their straddling of different cultures and identities in the context of the politics of bumiputra and race in the country.
The centres are also established in Besut, Trengganu and Tok Bali in Kelantan.
amarus were collected at midday in the month of February 2012 from Kuala Trengganu, Malaysia.
Interestingly, he rates Brunei silverware as superior to that being produced in Trengganu (p.
It originated from interracial marriages between immigrants from Mainland China (mostly from Fujian, the Southern province of China) in the 15th century with indigenous women such as Bataks, Balinese and Chitty (descendants of old Hindu families) from Malacca, Penang, Trengganu, Burma and Indonesia (Lim, 2009; Lohanda, 2009).
State/province Indian Muslim Population Selangor 24,472 Penang Island 12,335 Johore 8,318 Kuala Lumpur 7,688 Perak 7,537 Negeri Sembilan 4,626 Kedah 3,345 Sabah 3,164 Pahang 2,244 Sarawak 1,892 Malacca 1,678 Kelantan 445 Trengganu 435 Perlis 260 Wilayah Pulau Labuan 195 Wilayah Putrajaya 68 Total 78,702 Source: Department of Statistics, Malaysia.