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In Malaysia and Indonesia: the smallest administrative district; an area served by its own mosque, usually consisting of or spanning a number of villages.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Marsden (1754–1836), orientalist and numismatist. From Malay mukim from Arabic muqīm staying, resident, domiciled, active participle of aqāma to stay, dwell, reside.
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