Banka

[bang-kuh]

Bangka

or Ban·ka

[bang-kuh]
noun
  1. an island in Indonesia, E of Sumatra: tin mines. 4611 sq. mi. (11,942 sq. km).
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Examples from the Web for banka

Historical Examples of banka

  • So saying, he drew away in the banka, rowing toward a thicket on the shore.

  • Once again he leaped over the wall and stepped into the banka.

  • At that moment they reached the Pasig and the banka began to ascend the current.

  • “We ought to tie him to our banka and drag him along in triumph,” suggested Sinang.

  • Gradually he changed the course of his banka, rowing toward Binangonan.


British Dictionary definitions for banka

Banka

noun
  1. a variant spelling of Bangka

Bangka

Banka

noun
  1. an island in Indonesia, separated from Sumatra by the Bangka Strait . Chief town: Pangkalpinang. Area: about 11 914 sq km (4600 sq miles)
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