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[ah-chuh-neez, -nees, ach-uh-] /ˌɑ tʃəˈniz, -ˈnis, ˌætʃ ə-/
noun, plural Achinese.
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • He said that in the interior the Dutch were still fighting the Achinese.

  • I did not, on the occasion of my first visit, see anything of the Achinese.

  • A rich mine of copper is worked at Mukki near Labuan-haji, by the Achinese.

    The History of Sumatra William Marsden
  • The Achinese in the meantime fitted their canoe with outriggers on each side, and made a mast and a substantial sail with mats.

    Notable Voyagers W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
  • The Achinese proved that; they held the force at bay for hours in a gorge, though less than a score.

    The Woodlands Orchids Frederick Boyle
  • They are a thick stout dark race of people, something resembling the Achinese; and in general they are addicted to smoking opium.

    The History of Sumatra William Marsden
  • The Achinese differ much in their persons from the other Sumatrans, being in general taller, stouter, and of darker complexions.

    The History of Sumatra William Marsden
  • At length the Achinese gave way, after losing fifty sail of different sizes, and twenty thousand men.

    The History of Sumatra William Marsden

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