Definition of Singapore

1. Noun. The capital of Singapore; one of the world's biggest ports.

Exact synonyms: Capital Of Singapore
Generic synonyms: National Capital
Group relationships: Republic Of Singapore
Derivative terms: Singaporean

2. Noun. A country in southeastern Asia on the island of Singapore; achieved independence from Malaysia in 1965.
Exact synonyms: Republic Of Singapore
Group relationships: Asean, Association Of Southeast Asian Nations
Generic synonyms: Asian Country, Asian Nation
Group relationships: Southeast Asia, Singapore Island
Terms within: Capital Of Singapore
Member holonyms: Singaporean
Derivative terms: Singaporean, Singaporean

3. Noun. An island to the south of the Malay Peninsula.
Exact synonyms: Singapore Island
Terms within: Republic Of Singapore
Generic synonyms: Island
Group relationships: South China Sea
Derivative terms: Singaporean

Definition of Singapore

1. Proper noun. Country in Southeast Asia. Official name: Republic of Singapore. ¹

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Literary usage of Singapore

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1918)
"Singapore Singapore is a city of a quarter of a million people, pleasantly stretched out for ... There is no other city like Singapore in the whole world. ..."

2. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1862)
"Singapore, an island of British India, situated at the S. extremity of the Malay peninsula, separated from the mainland by a strait from J to 2 m. wide; ..."

3. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1876)
"Among the public buildings are the Singapore institution for the study of the ... Of the inhabitants of Singapore in 1871, 74351 were males and 22763 ..."

4. Human Resources for Science and Technology: The Asian Region by Jean M. Johnson (1993)
"Singapore Singapore has achieved remarkable economic growth because of its ... In the 1960s, Singapore began to attract multinational corporations and ..."

5. Hunt's Merchants' Magazine by Freeman Hunt (1847)
"We have now before as, a copy of " The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile ... From the " Singapore Price Current," we have also the record of the amount of ..."

6. Indonesia's Fires and Haze: The Cost of Catastrophe by David Glover, Timothy Jessup (1999)
"L. Hon The haze is not a new phenomenon for Southeast Asia or for Singapore. It has been a yearly occurrence since 1994, though it has varied in severity ..."

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