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datu

[dah-too]
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noun
  1. dato.
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Historical Examples

  • Datu, a cape or point of land to the northwest of the river Banjamassim.

    The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido

    Henry Keppel

  • Datu Patinghi was therefore advised to go a pilgrimage to Mecca.

  • These were the Tagimaha chiefs, and their rank was evidently subordinate to that of datu.

    The History of Sulu

    Najeeb M. Saleeby

  • Hostilities extended to Siasi and the kuta of Datu Hiyang was attacked.

    The History of Sulu

    Najeeb M. Saleeby

  • Datu Piang married the daughter of Datu Ayunan and learned his methods.

    The History of Sulu

    Najeeb M. Saleeby