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(ˈkæmpɒŋ; kæmˈpɒŋ)
(in Malaysia) a village
[C19: from Malay]
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or cam•pong

(ˈkɑm pɔŋ, -pɒŋ, kɑmˈpɔŋ, -ˈpɒŋ)

a small village or community of houses in Malay-speaking lands.
[1835–45; < Malay]
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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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According to a National Police report, 61 suspects, including five women, were arrested in Phnom Penh and Battambang, Kampong Cham, Kampong Speu, Kandal, Koh Kong, Tbong Khmum, Kampong Chhnang and Preah Sihanouk provinces for drugs offences on Monday.
One roomful of girls was in full cry, chanting 'Kampong's gone!
The beautiful, idyllic setting of Kampong Ayer here and the uniqueness of its architectural designs has won a fan in Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, who was left charmed by famous settlement and its people during his visit there today.
Ban Mae Kampong, a mountainous village northeast of the city of Chiang Mai, is a pioneer and the tourism agency has identified around 30 villages as being marketable.
Sam Saroeun, president of the Kampong Speu Palm Sugar Promotion Association, welcomed Unilever's interest in sourcing from Cambodia, and said he was excited to represent his association at a meeting with Unilever planned for tomorrow.
It is an autonomous social system.' Through a focus on the kampung (low-income urban neighbourhood; hereafter kampong) in Surabaya since the 1950s, this paper turns that notion on its head by showing that the larger social system of the nation-state has been in ongoing struggle with the village as a sovereign territorial unit.
Kampong Laut, Palekbang Kelantan is one of the traditional villages located on the West part of Kelantan river basin.
DURING the week when all of Singapore was grieving the death of their founding father, Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, I was reading Josephine Chia's Kampong Spirit: Gotong Royong (Marshall Cavendish Editions, 2013).
15 to 18 and some cities and provinces - Phnom Penh City, Kampong Speu, Kandal, Takeo, Kampot, Preah Sihanouk, Kampong Thom, and Siem Reap provinces - could face the risk of flash floods," said the statement signed by Water Resources and Meteorology Minister Lim Kean Hor.
The story of the fire is complemented by a historical-cum-sociological study of the locale known as Kampong Bukit Ho Swee.
The family's badly decomposed bodies were discovered inside Vallier's white 4x4 vehicle after it was retrieved from a large pond behind his house in southern Kampong Speu province in January last year.