[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).
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
[pen-an-yuh-ler] /pɛnˈæn yə lər/ adjective 1. having the shape or design of an incomplete circle. /pɛnˈænjʊlə/ adjective 1. of or forming an almost complete ring
[puh-ney-teez, -nah-] /pəˈneɪ tiz, -ˈnɑ-/ plural noun, Roman Religion. 1. gods who watched over the home or community to which they belonged: originally, two deities of the storeroom. /pəˈnɑːtiːz/ plural noun 1. See lares and penates n. Roman household gods, 1510s, from Latin penates “gods of the inside of the house,” related to penatus “sanctuary […]
[pen-beyst] /ˈpɛnˌbeɪst/ adjective 1. (of a computer) having an electronic stylus rather than a keyboard as the primary input device.
[pens] /pɛns/ noun, British. 1. a plural of ; used in referring to a sum of money rather than to the coins themselves (often used in combination): sixpence; The fare was 15 pence. [pen-ee] /ˈpɛn i/ noun, plural pennies, (especially collectively for 2, 3) pence. 1. a bronze coin, the 100th part of the dollars […]