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Ceram

[see-ram; Portuguese se-rahn; Dutch sey-rahm]
noun
  1. an island of the Moluccas in Indonesia, W of New Guinea. 7191 sq. mi. (18,625 sq. km).
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Also called Serang.
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Historical Examples of ceram

  • The species I have described is found in the neighbourhood of the island of Ceram.

    In the Eastern Seas

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • It is abundant on fallen trunks and stumps in Ceram and Amboyna.

    The Malay Archipelago

    Alfred Russell Wallace

  • Ceram is its chief seat, and there large forests of it are found.

  • In all the central part of Ceram there new remains only one populous village in the mountains.

    The Malay Archipelago

    Alfred Russell Wallace

  • We are able to divide this small archipelago into two well marked groups—that of Ceram, including also Bouru.

    The Malay Archipelago

    Alfred Russell Wallace


British Dictionary definitions for ceram

Ceram

noun
  1. a variant spelling of Seram
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