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, Bali, Madura, and most of the Lesser Sunda Islands: gained independence from the Netherlands in 1949. 735,358 sq. mi. (1,904,569 sq. km). Capital: Jakarta.
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How to use Indonesia in a sentence
For those brands, Raena represents a way to enter new markets like Indonesia, which the startup estimates has $20 billion market opportunity.Singapore-based Raena gets $9M Series A for its pivot to skincare and beauty-focused social commerce | Catherine Shu | February 26, 2021 | TechCrunch
Only 56% of people in Indonesia, for example, have internet access, according to statistics from 2019.
This had been the first time lyrics were offered in 22 of these 26 markets, as only Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and Mexico had some form of prior lyrics support via other providers.Spotify confirms it’s (finally) testing a lyrics feature in the U.S. | Sarah Perez | February 9, 2021 | TechCrunch
Aceh is located on the northern tip of Indonesia’s Sumatra island.Two men in Indonesia’s Aceh province caned for having sex | Michael K. Lavers | January 30, 2021 | Washington Blade
Based on genetic material sent from Indonesia, scientists developed therapeutics for H5N1 and tried to sell them back to Indonesia.Why more countries need covid vaccines, not just the richest ones | Lindsay Muscato | January 26, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
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 | Clive Irving | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
AirAsia Indonesia, which operated Flight 8501, is the Indonesian subsidiary of AirAsia, which is based in Malaysia.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501 | Clive Irving | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
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 | Asawin Suebsaeng | December 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Protective arrangements of this sort abound in Oceania and Indonesia.Introduction to the History of Religions | Crawford Howell Toy
As the power of the empire grew, this zone of influence extended as far as Indonesia: the process had begun in the T'ang period.A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.] | Wolfram Eberhard
The sailboat was repainted and taken into Indonesia to be sold.The Pirates of Shan | Harold Leland Goodwin
Their range is certainly suggestive of a breeding-ground somewhere about Indonesia.Anthropology | Robert Marett
They probably came from Indonesia, mixing to a slight extent with Melanesians on their way.Anthropology | Robert Marett
British Dictionary definitions for Indonesia
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
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Cultural definitions for Indonesia
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.
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