Examples from the Web for batavia
According to one local Houston news report, the Batavia, New York native had been living in some sort of boarding house.Far-Right Texas Terrorist Planned Murder And Robbery Spree in the Name of ‘Liberty’|Caitlin Dickson|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The molasses and skimmings were sent for, sale to Batavia, where one distillery might buy the produce of a hundred estates.
At Batavia the difference between winter and summer is comparatively small.
Among these ships was the Batavia, commanded by Francis Pelsart.
Batavia, one of the strongholds of Dutch power in the East, occupies the north-western extremity of the island of Java.
In Batavia he ko-toos to the Dutch, and lets his tail down dutifully.
British Dictionary definitions for batavia (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for batavia (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for batavia
former name of Jakarta, capital of Indonesia, when it was the Dutch East Indies, a colony of the Netherlands; from Batavia, an ancient name for a region of Holland, from Latin Batavi, a people who dwelt between the Rhine and the Waal on the island of Betawe.