Perak [pey-rak, -rahk, per-uh, peer-uh] Examples noun
- a state in Malaysia, on the SW Malay Peninsula. 7980 sq. mi. (20,668 sq. km). Capital: Ipoh.
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Small quantities have also been found on the western slope in Perak.
The districts on the Perak River are mostly peopled by Malays.
The process has been in use on Cicely Estate (Perak) for some years.
This plant flourishes to a great extent in Perak and its stems may be cut off twice a year.
Giovanni Battista Cerruti
One is a jacket made from Javanese cloth; the second a belt buckle which apparently originated in Perak.
British Dictionary definitions for perak Perak noun
- a state of NW Peninsular Malaysia, on the Strait of Malacca: tin mining. Capital: Ipoh. Pop: 2 051 236 (2000). Area: 21 005 sq km (8110 sq miles)