[ boor-oo ]
/ ˈbʊər u /
an island of E Indonesia: one of the Molucca Islands.
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The name of the ceremony appears to have been puru (or buru).The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria|Morris Jastrow
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.