Celebes

[ sel-uh-beez, suh-lee-beez; Dutch se-ley-bes ]
/ ˈsɛl əˌbiz, səˈli biz; Dutch sɛˈleɪ bɛs /

noun

former name of Sulawesi.

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OTHER WORDS FROM Celebes

Cel·e·be·sian [sel-uh-bee-zhuhn], /ˌsɛl əˈbi ʒən/, adjective
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Celebes
/ (ˈsɛlɪbiːz, sɛˈliːbɪz) /

noun

the English name for Sulawesi
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