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 (lə-bo͞o′ən, lä′bo͞o-än′)
An island of Malaysia off the northern coast of Borneo. At one time a British crown colony (after 1848), it became part of Malaysia in 1963.
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(Placename) an island off the NW coast of Borneo, forming a federal territory of Malaysia: part of the Straits Settlements until 1946, when transferred to North Borneo. Chief town: Victoria (or Labuan). Area: 98 sq km (38 sq miles)
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(ˌlɑ buˈɑn)

an island off the NW coast of Borneo: part of Sabah state, E Malaysia: a free port. 54,307; 35 sq. mi. (90.65 sq. km).
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