Dilli

or Dil·ly

[dil-ee]

Dili

or Dil·li, Dil·ly

[dil-ee]
noun
  1. a city on NE Timor, in S Indonesia.
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Historical Examples of dilli

  • Who could prepare shiro, and wotz, and dilli, like Etagainya?

    The Highlands of Ethiopia

    William Cornwallis Harris

  • In five days we reached Dilli, which is a Portuguese settlement on the north-west coast of Timor.

    Mark Seaworth

    William H.G. Kingston

  • The wind coming more from the northward, we shaped our course for Dilli, in Timor, on the chance of there hearing of the Emu.

    Mark Seaworth

    William H.G. Kingston

  • My first remark was invariably, "Dilli nitchika," which means, "Put out your tongue."

    Under the Red Crescent

    Charles S. Ryan

  • I found the fruit in the dilli of the natives on the 21st June, and afterwards most abundantly in the stomach of the emu.


British Dictionary definitions for dilli

Dili

Dilli

noun
  1. the capital (from 2002) of independent East Timor: the former capital (until 1976) of Portuguese Timor. Pop: 50 000 (2005 est)
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