- of or relating to Batavia (a former name for Holland or Jakarta) or its inhabitants
- a native or inhabitant of Batavia
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Examples from the Web for batavian
A small tiger was let loose upon the Batavian and was vanquished.
It was evident that the Batavian was not at all equal to Macer.
He knew that the sceptre was in the gift of the Batavian soldiery.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume I.(of III) 1555-66
John Lothrop Motley
It was restored to the Batavian government in the commencement of 1803.
“You must take what little I can offer you, ladies,” said the Batavian.Quintus Claudius, Volume 1 of 2