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or Banka

[bang-kuh] /ˈbæŋ kə/
an island in Indonesia, E of Sumatra: tin mines. 4611 sq. mi. (11,942 sq. km). Unabridged
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  • The island of Bangka is occupied mostly by a branch of the Passumahs.

    The Races of Man Joseph Deniker
  • Of this sand, at Bangka, a pikul, or 133 pounds is said to yield about 75 pounds of the metal.

    The History of Sumatra William Marsden
British Dictionary definitions for Bangka


an island in Indonesia, separated from Sumatra by the Bangka Strait. Chief town: Pangkalpinang. Area: about 11 914 sq km (4600 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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