the dialect of Malay used as the official language of Malaysia.
a member of any of several Dayak tribes of central and eastern Borneo.
a state in E Pakistan. 32,443 sq. mi. (83,000 sq. km). the capital of this state. Historical Examples The town of Bahawalpur is situated near the left bank of the Sutlej, and has a railway station 65 m. from Mooltan. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 Various And, in the fulness […]
a coastal state of E Brazil. 216,130 sq. mi. (559,700 sq. km). Capital: Salvador. a former name of Salvador. Contemporary Examples Last June, a 14-year-old girl, Bahia Bakari, was the sole survivor of a crash in the Indian Ocean, off the Comoros Islands. How to Survive a Plane Crash: Luck Clive Irving May 11, 2010 […]
- Bahia blanca
a seaport in E Argentina. Historical Examples Darwin saw this bird as far north on the Atlantic coast as bahia blanca. Argentine Ornithology, Volume I (of 2) P. L. Sclater It was the coming of the railways which gave bahia blanca its leap forward. The Amazing Argentine John Foster Fraser I journeyed across it in […]