- East Indies(def 1).
- Republic of. Formerly Netherlands East Indies, Dutch East Indies. a republic in the Malay Archipelago consisting of 13,677 islands, including Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, the S part of Borneo, the W part of New Guinea, the Moluccas, the Lesser Sunda Islands, Bali, and Madura: gained independence from the Netherlands in 1949. 741,098 sq. mi. (1,919,443 sq. km). Capital: Jakarta.
Origin of Indonesia
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Did the airline file a flight plan that took account of the weather en route from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore?Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501
January 6, 2015
But their record shows that travelers to Indonesia need to be very wary of any flight connections they make.
Many of these are small operations that would never, in any case, fly beyond Indonesia.
Jordan also banned it, and Malaysia, Egypt, and Indonesia subjected it to their censorship boards.When Countries Lose Their Shit Over American Movies
December 17, 2014
To get it renewed, she had to leave Indonesia, which meant crossing into Timor-Leste.Let’s Free Stacey Addison, The Oregon Woman Jailed at the Ends of the Earth
October 30, 2014
The sailboat was repainted and taken into Indonesia to be sold.The Pirates of Shan
Harold Leland Goodwin
All subsequent migrations were of Austronesian-speaking peoples from Indonesia.Man, Past and Present
Agustus Henry Keane
How the proto-Polynesians came into existence in Indonesia is more problematic.Anthropology
We have demonstrated it in our relations with Indonesia, India, and with China.State of the Union Addresses of Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman
But in a modified form the theory has found considerable support, especially among ethnologists interested in Indonesia.Legends Of Babylon And Egypt
Leonard W. King
- a republic in SE Asia, in the Malay Archipelago, consisting of the main islands of Sumatra, Java and Madura, Bali, Sulawesi (Celebes), Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores, the Moluccas, part of Timor, part of Borneo (Kalimantan), Papua (formerly Irian Jaya), and over 3000 small islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans: became the Dutch East Indies in 1798; declared independence in 1945; became a republic in 1950; East Timor (illegally annexed in 1975) became independent in 2002. Parts of Sumatra suffered badly in the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004. Official language: Bahasa Indonesia. Religion: Muslim majority. Currency: rupiah. Capital: Jakarta. Pop: 251 160 124 (2013 est). Area: 1 919 317 sq km (741 052 sq miles)Former names (1798–1945): Dutch East Indies, Netherlands East Indies
Republic and archipelago in Southeast Asia comprising over thirteen thousand islands and extending three thousand miles from Malaysia toward Australia, between the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean. It includes several of the world's largest islands (see Borneo, Java, New Guinea, and Sumatra). Its capital is Djakarta.