- an island of E Indonesia: one of the Molucca Islands.
Examples from the Web for buru
Historical Examples of buru
The name of the ceremony appears to have been puru (or buru).The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria
Buru—Malayans on coast; reputed Papuans, but more probably Indonesians in interior.Man, Past and Present
Agustus Henry Keane
In the eastern section the prevailing rock is crystalline chalk, similar to that of Buru.