Batavia

[ buh-tey-vee-uh ]
/ bəˈteɪ vi ə /

noun

a city in NW New York.
a town in NE 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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