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Serangoon Road no. 480 and 482 : general view [2]

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This 1982 photograph shows houses, at no. 480 and 482 Serangoon Road, next to Sturdee Road. The word Serangoon may be derived from: 1) Rangoon in Burma, 2) a small marsh bird, the burong ranggong, which was common in the swamps of the Serangoon River, or 3) di-serang dengangong, Malay for attacking with gongs or drums to scare off wild animals. Title devised by Library staff.

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All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.


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