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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. Caenothyrium Alang-Alang
  3. Species Micropeltis Alang-Alang

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alang-Alang

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Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

lalang, alang- alang, cogon grass irnpérate Alang-Alanggras dabh. dubh lalang, alang-alang hierba cogón, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Indonesia (2004)

by R. B. Cribb, Audrey Kahin

ALANG-ALANG (Impemta cylindrica Poaceae). A hardy grass that is an early colonizer in cleared rainforest areas, its matted root system makes it difficult to eradicate. Its spread is traditionally one of the factors prompting shifting cultivators to ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Grasses (2006)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology - 3 Volume Set by Umberto Quattrocchi

in English: woolly grass, cogon grass, cogon, cogongrass, thatch grass, lalong grass, lalang grass, alang-alang, cranberry grass, lalang, lallang, blady grass, Japanese blood ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prehistory (2012)

Volume 3: East Asia and Oceania by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember

The natural vegetation of lowland forest has been replaced almost entirely by alang-alang (Imperata) grasslands, which could reflect dense population of the plateau since about 2000 B.P. Rainfall is barely seasonal, with seven to nine ...

Google previewPilipino/English, English/Pilipino Concise Dictionary (1988)

by Sam Bickford, Angelina Bickford

alang-alang salary /SAE-la-ri/ n. pa- sahod, suweldo sale /sel/ n. paninda, pi- nagbilhan salesman /SELS-man/ n.

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