[see-ram; Portuguese se-rahn; Dutch sey-rahm]
- an island of the Moluccas in Indonesia, W of New Guinea. 7191 sq. mi. (18,625 sq. km).
Also called Serang.
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Examples from the Web for ceram
The species I have described is found in the neighbourhood of the island of Ceram.In the Eastern Seas
It is abundant on fallen trunks and stumps in Ceram and Amboyna.
Ceram is its chief seat, and there large forests of it are found.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom
P. L. Simmonds
In all the central part of Ceram there new remains only one populous village in the mountains.
We are able to divide this small archipelago into two well marked groups—that of Ceram, including also Bouru.
- a variant spelling of Seram
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