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Balinese

[bah-luh-neez, -nees, bal-uh-]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to Bali, its people, or their language.
noun, plural Ba·li·nese.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Bali.
  2. the language of Bali, an Indonesian language of the Austronesian family.

Origin of Balinese

1810–20; < Dutch Balinees, equivalent to Bali Bali + -n- connective + -ees -ese
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Balinese

adjective
  1. of or relating to Bali, its people, or their language
noun
  1. plural -nese a native or inhabitant of Bali
  2. the language of the people of Bali, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family
  3. See Balinese cat
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