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Buitenzorg

[boit-n-zawrkh, bœit-]
noun
  1. former Dutch name of Bogor.
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Examples from the Web for buitenzorg

Historical Examples

  • In Buitenzorg one might linger on indefinitely and never count the days.

    Travels in the Far East

    Ellen Mary Hayes Peck

  • Once in Java, and a visit to Buitenzorg is a matter of course.

    A Visit to Java

    W. Basil Worsfold

  • In leaving Buitenzorg I made the mistake of taking a first-class ticket.

    A Visit to Java

    W. Basil Worsfold

  • German and French savants had come to Buitenzorg to study, but no Englishmen as yet.

    A Visit to Java

    W. Basil Worsfold

  • We returned to Batavia in a week, heartily sick of Buitenzorg and all its surroundings.

    On the Equator

    Harry de Windt


British Dictionary definitions for buitenzorg

Buitenzorg

noun
  1. the former name of Bogor
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