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  1. a city on W Java, in Indonesia.Formerly dutch Buitenzorg.
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Examples from the Web for bogor

Historical Examples of bogor

  • Bogor is the native name of Buitenzorg, in Java, which contains the governor-general's palace.

    Small Souls

    Louis Couperus

  • Buitenzorg, which is called Bogor by the natives, was once the capital of the princess of Pajajaram.

  • Kota Batu, near Bogor, the supposed site of the capital of Pajajaran, is an instance in point.

    Monumental Java

    J. F. Scheltema

  • The Bogor country-folk greatly venerate these relics of a glorious past.

British Dictionary definitions for bogor


  1. a city in Indonesia, in W Java: botanical gardens and research institutions. Pop: 750 819 (2000)Former name: Buitenzorg
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