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Djakarta

[juh-kahr-tuh]
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noun
  1. Jakarta.
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Jakarta

or Dja·kar·ta, Ja·car·ta

[juh-kahr-tuh]
noun
  1. a seaport in and the capital of Indonesia, on the NW coast of Java.
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Formerly Batavia.
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Djakarta

noun
  1. the former spelling of Jakarta
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Jakarta

noun
  1. the capital of Indonesia, in N West Java: founded in 1619 and ruled by the Dutch until 1945; the chief trading centre of the East in the 17th century; University of Indonesia (1947). Pop: 8 347 083 (2000)Former name (until 1949): Batavia Former spelling: Djakarta
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Djakarta

[(juh-kahr-tuh)]

Capital of Indonesia and largest city in the country, located on the island of Java.

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Founded by the Dutch in the seventeenth century, Djakarta resembles towns in The Netherlands.
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