[muh-doo r-uh for 1; maj-er-uh for 2]
- Dutch Ma·doe·ra [mah-doo-rah] /mɑˈdu rɑ/. an island in Indonesia, off the NE coast of Java. 2112 sq. mi. (5470 sq. km).
- former name of Madurai.
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The tanks are of interest in Trichinopoly, but less so than in Madura.Travels in the Far East
Ellen Mary Hayes Peck
Tanjore and Madura are the seats of the Dravidian temples which we visited.A Tour of the Missions
Augustus Hopkins Strong
He reigned at Madura from 1621 to 1657, building palaces and temples by the score.Due West
Maturin Murray Ballou
Recently a woman perished in the streets of a town near Madura.India, Its Life and Thought
John P. Jones
The statistics of their criminality in Trichinopoly and Madura were also bad.Castes and Tribes of Southern India
- an island in Indonesia, off the NE coast of Java: extensive forests and saline springs. Capital: Pamekasan. Area: 5472 sq km (2113 sq miles)
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