Also, George Town. a seaport in and the capital of the state of Penang, in NW Malaysia.
a seaport in and the capital of Guyana, at the mouth of the Demerara.
a residential section in the District of Columbia.
a town in N Kentucky.
a city in E South Carolina.
a town in and the capital of the Cayman Islands, West Indies, on Grand Cayman.
[gahy-an-uh, -ah-nuh] /gaɪˈæn ə, -ˈɑ nə/
an independent republic on the NE coast of South America: a former British protectorate; gained independence 1966; member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 82,978 sq. mi. (214,913 sq. km).
[pi-nang, -nahng, pee-nahng] /pɪˈnæŋ, -ˈnɑŋ, ˈpiˈnɑŋ/
an island in SE Asia, off the W coast of the Malay Peninsula. 110 sq. mi. (285 sq. km).
a state including this island and parts of the adjacent mainland: now part of Malaysia; formerly one of the Straits Settlements and part of the former Federation of Malaya. 400 sq. mi. (1036 sq. km).
the capital and chief port of Guyana, at the mouth of the Demerara River: became capital of the Dutch colonies of Essequibo and Demerara in 1784; seat of the University of Guyana. Pop: 237 000 (2005 est) Former name (until 1812) Stabroek
a republic in NE South America, on the Atlantic: colonized chiefly by the Dutch in the 17th and 18th centuries; became a British colony in 1831 and an independent republic within the Commonwealth in 1966. Official language: English. Religions: Christian and Hindu. Currency: dollar. Capital: Georgetown. Pop: 739 903 (2013 est). Area: about 215 000 sq km (83 000 sq miles) Former name (until 1966) British Guiana
Also called Pulau Pinang. a state of Peninsular Malaysia: consists of the island of Penang and the province Wellesley on the mainland, which first united administratively in 1798 as a British colony. Capital: George Town. Pop: 1 313 449 (2000). Area: 1030 sq km (398 sq miles)
a forested island off the NW coast of Malaya, in the Strait of Malacca. Area: 293 sq km (113 sq miles) Former name (until about 1867) Prince of Wales Island
another name for George Town
from a native word perhaps meaning “respectable.”
[jawr-jet] /dʒɔrˈdʒɛt/ noun 1. a sheer silk or rayon crepe of dull texture. [jawr-jet, jawr-jet] /dʒɔrˈdʒɛt, ˈdʒɔr dʒɛt/ noun 1. a female given name, form of . /dʒɔːˈdʒɛt/ noun 1.
- George V
noun 1. 1865–1936, king of England 1910–36 (son of Edward VII). noun 1. 1865–1936, king of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and emperor of India (1910–36)
noun 1. a coastal region in Antarctica, along the Indian Ocean coast.
- George VI
noun 1. 1895–1952, king of England 1936–1952 (second son of George V; brother of Edward VIII). noun 1. 1895–1952, king of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1936–52) and emperor of India (1936–47). The second son of George V, he succeeded to the throne after the abdication of his brother, Edward VIII