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Djakarta

[juh-kahr-tuh] /dʒəˈkɑr tə/
noun
1.

Jakarta

or Djakarta, Jacarta

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

/dʒəˈkɑːtə/
noun
1.
the former spelling of Jakarta

Jakarta

/dʒəˈkɑːtə/
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.

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