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Alang-Alang is a tautonym (it is composed of two identical parts). View more tautonyms!

Definition of the noun Alang-Alang

What does Alang-Alang mean as a name of something?

Alang-alang is the vernacular name of the Imperata cylindrica, a species of Imperata.

  • geographic area: North America


"Alang-Alang" is a 1939 film from the Dutch East Indies. Starring Mohamad Mochtar and Hadidjah, it follows a young man in his quest to rescue his love from a bandit. Inspired by the Tarzan film series and shot in a period of one month with borrowed animals, the film was a commercial success and credited as a factor in the solidification of the Indies' film industry, as well as helping jump start the Malaysian and Singaporean ones.


Alang-Alang is an Indonesian three-part television miniseries directed by Teguh Karya and broadcast in December 1994.

Phrases with Alang-Alang

  1. Micropeltis Alang-Alang
  2. Species Micropeltis Alang-Alang

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alang-Alang

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Google previewSustainable Agriculture and the Environment in the Humid Tropics (1993)

by Committee on Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment in the Humid Tropics, National Research Council, Board on Agriculture

The Alang-Alang Problem Alang-alang is a notorious weed found in the humid tropics. It is known as lalang in Malaysia and as blady grass in Australia. Alang- alang is a climax plant community that spreads rapidly after burning of the land, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1898)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

the ponds and lakelets are covered with Utriculariae and lotus flowers; vast prairies are clothed with the silvery alang-alang grass, broken by thickets of bamboos and patches of the taller eri grass and glagah. The second zone is the region ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century cyclopedia of names (1910)

See *alang-alang. alang-alang (ā'lang-ā'lang), n. [Malay alangalang.] ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia britannica (1911)

a dictionary of arts, sciences, literature and general information by Hugh Chisholm

silvery alang-alang grass broken by bamboo thickets, clusters of trees and shrubs (Butea frondosa, Emblica officinalis, &c.) and islands of the taller crigedeh or glagah (Sacckarum spontaneum). Alang-alang (Imperata arundinacea, Cyr. var.

Google previewThe new American cyclopaedia: a popular dictionary of general knowledge (1863)

by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

rank alang-alang grass, spreads a dull glow, through which the sunligbt scarcely forces itself, wavering and heavy. A furious, blighting wind, like the norte that sweeps across the gulf of Mexico, or the ravaging mistral in the pass of ...

Google previewPocket Filipino Dictionary (2002)

by Renato Perdon

legend alambre wire alampay shawl alang-alang doubt, uncertain alangan unfit, unbecoming alanganin homosexual, gay alapaap high clouds alarma alarma alarm, signal alat saltiness alay offering, dedication albularyo 1 Filipino- English.

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