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Noun: Singapore  'sing-(g)u,por [N. Amer], ,sing-(g)u'por [Brit]
  1. A country in southeastern Asia on the island of Singapore; achieved independence from Malaysia in 1965
    - Republic of Singapore
     
  2. The capital of Singapore; one of the world's biggest ports
    - capital of Singapore
     
  3. An island to the south of the Malay Peninsula
    - Singapore Island

Type of: Asian country, Asian nation, island, national capital

Part of: ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, British Commonwealth, Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Nations, South China Sea, Southeast Asia

Encyclopedia: Singapore, Singapore