[ bih-lee-ton ]
/ bɪˈli tɒn /
an island in Indonesia, between Borneo and Sumatra. 1,866 sq. mi. (4,833 sq. km).
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Also Belitong, Belitoeng, Belitung.
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A few miles to the east of Sumatra are the islands of Banka and Billiton, famous for their tin mines.Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania |Jewett Castello Gilson
British Dictionary definitions for Billiton
/ (ˈbɪlɪtɒn, bɪˈliːtɒn) /
an island of Indonesia, in the Java Sea between Borneo and Sumatra. Chief town: Tanjungpandan. Area: 4833 sq km (1866 sq miles)Also called: Belitung
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