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Batavia

[ buh-tey-vee-uh ]
/ bəˈteɪ vi ə /
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noun
a city in northwestern New York.
a town in northeastern Illinois.
former name of Jakarta.
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British Dictionary definitions for Batavia (1 of 2)

batavia
/ (bəˈteɪvɪə) /

noun
a variety of lettuce with smooth pale green leavesAlso called: Batavian endive, Batavian lettuce

British Dictionary definitions for Batavia (2 of 2)

Batavia
/ (bəˈteɪvɪə) /

noun
an ancient district of the Netherlands, on an island at the mouth of the Rhine
an archaic or literary name for Holland 1
a former name for Jakarta
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