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Buitenzorg

[boit-n-zawrkh, bœit-] /ˈbɔɪt nˌzɔrx, ˈbœɪt-/
noun
1.
former Dutch name of Bogor.
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  • In Buitenzorg one might linger on indefinitely and never count the days.

    Travels in the Far East

    Ellen Mary Hayes Peck
  • Once in Java, and a visit to Buitenzorg is a matter of course.

    A Visit to Java W. Basil Worsfold
  • German and French savants had come to Buitenzorg to study, but no Englishmen as yet.

    A Visit to Java W. Basil Worsfold
  • In leaving Buitenzorg I made the mistake of taking a first-class ticket.

    A Visit to Java W. Basil Worsfold
  • We returned to Batavia in a week, heartily sick of Buitenzorg and all its surroundings.

    On the Equator Harry de Windt
  • It was almost dark when the train stopped at the Buitenzorg station.

    Java, Facts and Fancies

    Augusta de Wit
  • At Buitenzorg the low land of the coast is exchanged for the hills.

    From Egypt to Japan Henry M. Field
  • Next to Buitenzorg, the Hague had always been to her the ideal place of residence.

    Small Souls Louis Couperus
  • Here at Buitenzorg there is a school of forestry and another of veterinary science, each of these with practical demonstrations.

    A Tour of the Missions

    Augustus Hopkins Strong
  • She will go for us to the Abendanons' and tell them all that we have in our hearts; she will go too to our friends at Buitenzorg.

    Letters of a Javanese Princess Raden Adjeng Kartini
British Dictionary definitions for Buitenzorg

Buitenzorg

/Dutch ˈbœitənzɔrx/
noun
1.
the former name of Bogor
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