[ see-ram; Portuguese se-rahn; Dutch sey-rahm ]
/ siˈræm; Portuguese sɛˈrɑ̃; Dutch ˈseɪ rɑm /
an island of the Moluccas in Indonesia, W of New Guinea. 7,191 sq. mi. (18,625 sq. km).
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How to use Ceram in a sentence
After passing the island of Ceram about eight at night, a large vessel was seen on the weather side.
Barros, however, in his account of the voyage, makes no mention of Ceram.
Amboyna is an island to the south of Ceram, over the whole of which the Dutch maintain their sway.
The Goram language is spoken also at the east end of Ceram, and in the adjacent islands.
British Dictionary definitions for Ceram
a variant spelling of Seram
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