Kampung

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Kampung

In Malaysia, a political subdivision equivalent to a municipality.
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He and the mender of roads sat on the heap of stones looking silently at one another, with the hail driving in between them like a pigmy charge of bayonets, until the sky began to clear over the village.
However, the village wedding at which I suddenly found myself a spectator was, for a village, a singularly quiet one.
For three months after that night Mowgli hardly ever left the village gate, he was so busy learning the ways and customs of men.
And he has also left other directions which the clergy of the village say should not and must not be obeyed because they savour of paganism.
The afternoon was almost spent when Korak arrived at the village of Kovudoo.
Martha, faithful still, had placed her hand in that of her lover, and accompanied him to the Shaker village.
He sprang on the horse of a Blackfoot warrior whom he had slain, and escaping at full speed, brought home the baleful tidings to his village.
The warrior band departed for their village, which was about twenty miles distant, to collect objects of traffic; they left six or eight of their number, however, to keep watch upon the white men, and scouts were continually passing to and fro with intelligence.
He said that the Red Flower blossomed at the gate of the village, and men sat about it carrying guns.
He saw that at one point the forest touched the village, and to this spot he made his way, lured by a fever of curiosity to behold animals of his own kind, and to learn more of their ways and view the strange lairs in which they lived.
She was the first to cast her into ignominy; but when they all heard that Marie had returned to the village, they ran out to see her and crowded into the little cottage--old men, children, women, girls--such a hurrying, stamping, greedy crowd.
A herd of cattle was being driven along the road from the village, and over the fields the larks rose trilling, one after another, like bubbles rising in water.