Definition of Penang in English:


(also Pinang)

Pronunciation /pəˈnaNG/ /pəˈnæŋ/

proper noun

  • 1An island in Malaysia, located off the western coast of the Malay Peninsula.

    1. 1.1A state of Malaysia, consisting of Penang and a coastal strip on the mainland; capital, George Town (on Penang island).
    2. 1.2
      another name for George Town (sense 2)