- an island in the S part of Indonesia: largest and easternmost of the Lesser Sunda Islands; E half formerly belonged to Portugal. 13,095 sq. mi. (33,913 sq. km).
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Timor is overjoyed at the malign trouble he and his friends have caused.
Timor's views are not seen as extreme in Russia, says Steele.
Steele's film opens in the middle-class home in St Petersburg of a man named Timor.
She has worked with refugees and marginalized communities from Saudi Arabia to Syria and from Timor Leste to the Philippines.
First, you'll want to know what happened over the Timor Sea after the shot.Warning from the Stars
I however hoped to fall in with Timor every hour, for I had great apprehensions that some of my people could not hold out.
At last some brackish water was found, and the Roebuck proceeded to Timor.Notable Voyagers
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You were in the island of Timor when you procured the brooch in question.
The south-west half of Timor, and the neighbouring small islands.
- an island in the Malay Archipelago, the largest and easternmost of the Lesser Sunda Islands: the west was a Dutch possession (part of the Dutch East Indies) until 1949, when it became part of Indonesia: the east was held by Portugal until 1975, when it declared independence but was immediately invaded by Indonesia; East Timor finally became an independent state in 2002. Area: 30 775 sq km (11 883 sq miles)
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