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- island off the NW coast of the Malay Peninsula: 110 sq mi (285 sq km)
- state of Malaysia, in Peninsular Malaysia, including this island & a section of the mainland opposite it: 398 sq mi (1,031 sq km); pop. 1,142,000
- its capital: seaport on the NE coast of Penang Island: pop. 251,000
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See George Town.