or Dil·li, Dil·ly
- a city on NE Timor, in S Indonesia.
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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.
The wind coming more from the northward, we shaped our course for Dilli, in Timor, on the chance of there hearing of the Emu.
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.Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia
- 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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