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[boh-gawr] /ˈboʊ gɔr/
a city on W Java, in Indonesia.
Formerly dutch Buitenzorg. Unabridged
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  • Bogor is the native name of Buitenzorg, in Java, which contains the governor-general's palace.

    Small Souls Louis Couperus
  • Buitenzorg, which is called Bogor by the natives, was once the capital of the princess of Pajajaram.

  • Kota Batu, near Bogor, the supposed site of the capital of Pajajaran, is an instance in point.

    Monumental Java J. F. Scheltema
  • The Bogor country-folk greatly venerate these relics of a glorious past.

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British Dictionary definitions for Bogor


a city in Indonesia, in W Java: botanical gardens and research institutions. Pop: 750 819 (2000) Former name Buitenzorg
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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