Example sentences for: johor

How can you use “johor” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Without ever retrieving the supremacy of the old Melaka sultanate, Johor had become the strongest Asian power in the region.

  • In exchange, he agreed not to extend Johor’s rule to neighboring states.

  • Unlike the Portuguese, the Dutch decided to do business with the Malays of Johor, who controlled the southern half of the peninsula together with Singapore and the neighboring Riau islands.

  • For the Dutch, Johor provided a buffer against other Europeans.

  • With the Dutch concentrating once more on Java and the Moluccas in the 18th century, the Bugis took advantage of the vacuum by raiding Perak and Kedah, imposing their chieftains in Selangor and becoming the power behind the throne in Johor.


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