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The Peranakans , Also Known As The Babas And Nyonyas , Was A Prominent Community ...

The Peranakans , Also Known As The Babas And Nyonyas , Was A Prominent Community ...

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Description: The Peranakans , also known as the Babas and Nyonyas , was a prominent community of acculturated Chinese unique Penang and other Straits Settlements . Adopting selected ways of the local Malays and later , the colonial British , the Peranakans created a unique lifestyle and customs which left behind a rich legacy of antiques and cultural influences like cuisine and language are still evident in Penang today . The Pinang Peranakan Mansion was a typical home of a rich Baba of a century ago is recreated to offer a glimpse of their opulent lifestyle and of their many customs and traditions .

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