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Bali

[ bah-lee, bal-ee ]
/ ˈbɑ li, ˈbæl i /
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noun
an island in Indonesia, E of Java. 2,147 sq. mi. (5,561 sq. km). Capital: Singaraja.
one of a breed of domesticated banteng cattle, Bos banteng domesticus, raised for milk and meat and as a work animal.
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British Dictionary definitions for Bali

Bali
/ (ˈbɑːlɪ) /

noun
an island in Indonesia, east of Java: mountainous, rising over 3000 m (10 000 ft). Capital: Denpasar. Pop: 3 151 162 (2000). Area: 5558 sq km (2146 sq miles)
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Cultural definitions for Bali

Bali
[ (bah-lee, bal-ee) ]

Island of southern Indonesia east of Java.

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Bali's striking volcanic (see volcano) scenery provides a romantic backdrop for its culture, known for its elaborate dances, rituals, and handicrafts.
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