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(ˈkæmpɒŋ; kæmˈpɒŋ)
(in Malaysia) a village
[C19: from Malay]


or cam•pong

(ˈkɑm pɔŋ, -pɒŋ, kɑmˈpɔŋ, -ˈpɒŋ)

a small village or community of houses in Malay-speaking lands.
[1835–45; < Malay]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kampong - a native village in Malaysiakampong - a native village in Malaysia  
village, hamlet - a settlement smaller than a town
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His parents and four or five families of close relatives were long-time residents in the kampong.
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