Perak


Perak

Perak [pey-rak, -rahk, per-uh, peer-uh] Examples noun

  1. a state in Malaysia, on the SW Malay Peninsula. 7980 sq. mi. (20,668 sq. km). Capital: Ipoh.

Examples from the Web for perak Historical Examples of perak

  • Small quantities have also been found on the western slope in Perak.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 4

    Various

  • The districts on the Perak River are mostly peopled by Malays.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 4

    Various

  • The process has been in use on Cicely Estate (Perak) for some years.

    The Preparation of Plantation Rubber

    Sidney Morgan

  • This plant flourishes to a great extent in Perak and its stems may be cut off twice a year.

    My Friends the Savages

    Giovanni Battista Cerruti

  • One is a jacket made from Javanese cloth; the second a belt buckle which apparently originated in Perak.

    The Wild Tribes of Davao District, Mindanao

    Fay-Cooper Cole

  • British Dictionary definitions for perak Perak noun

    1. 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)

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