Definitions for kedahˈkeɪ dɑ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a state in Malaysia, on the W central Malay Peninsula. 1,304,800; 3660 sq. mi. (9480 sq. km).
Category: Geography (places)
State in western Malaysia which has Alor Setar as its capital.
Kedah is a state of Malaysia, located in the northwestern part of Peninsular Malaysia. The state covers a total area of over 9,000 km², and it consists of the mainland and Langkawi. The mainland has a relatively flat terrain, which is used to grow rice. Langkawi is an archipelago of islands, most of which are uninhabited. Kedah was called Kadaram by Tamil people and Syburi by the Siamese when it was under their influence. Kedah borders the state of Perlis and shares an international boundary with the Songkhla and Yala provinces of Thailand to the north. It also borders the state of Perak to the south and Penang to the southwest. The state's capital is Alor Setar and the royal seat is in Anak Bukit. Other major towns include Sungai Petani, and Kulim on the mainland, and Kuah on Langkawi
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