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The word Geylang with one possible link in the stock vocabulary of the Malay is geylanggan meaning to "twist" or "crush" a reference to the process of extracting the coconut meat and milk used by the locals to thicken curries in Malay-Chinese (Peranakan) cuisine.

Yet again Geylang in the old days of Singapore is fill with marsh and coconut plantation beside and adjacent to the mouth of the Kallang River, home to the Orang Laut (sea gypsies).

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