/ (ˈbɔːnɪən) /

  1. of or relating to Borneo or its inhabitants

  1. a native or inhabitant of Borneo

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How to use Bornean in a sentence

  • The Rajah was tall, quite tall for a Bornean, powerfully built, but a trifle stoop-shouldered.

    The Argus Pheasant | John Charles Beecham
  • The smallest of all is the Bornean bear, while the Alaskan Brown bear is probably the largest.

    Science of Trapping | Elmer Harry Kreps
  • "I can do that," interposed the Bornean, as he went to a bundle of implements he had procured in the town and from the natives.

    Four Young Explorers | Oliver Optic
  • "He is not poison, and he won't hurt you," said the Bornean, as he made a slip-noose at the end of a piece of cord.

    Four Young Explorers | Oliver Optic
  • His snakeship was disposed to make himself comfortable on the cushion, and the Bornean loosed the cord around his neck.

    Four Young Explorers | Oliver Optic