Origin of Java
Examples from the Web for java
Contemporary Examples of java
The wreckage lies no more than around 100 feet down in the Java Sea.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?
January 4, 2015
Search teams find dozens of people and jet debris floating in the Java Sea, as the airline confirms the wreckage is from QZ8501.Wreckage, Bodies of AirAsia Crash Found
December 30, 2014
AA, pronounced “ah-aah,” is cindery lava, the word's from Hawaii but you may find some in Java.National Scrabble Day: A Poem So You’ll Know All 101 Two-Letter Words
April 13, 2013
The volcano, named Tambora and located on the island of Java in what is now Indonesia, exploded on April 5, 1816.The Year Without Summer and Climate Change Today
March 2, 2013
From mochaccino to Mary Jane, from jitter juice to joint, from java to ganja, say bye-bye barista, hello pot-ista.Criminalize Coffee, Not Cannabis
December 16, 2010
Historical Examples of java
Of the Asiatic islands Java has the largest and oldest railroad system.The Railroad Question
It is the same with the puzes of Java, the girls in the Japanese tea-houses, etc.The Sexual Question
I was steering for Java—another blessed name—like Bankok, you know.Youth
In August the Java was launched at Baltimore before 20,000 spectators.
There would be the Java coast within two or three miles, off Angier Point.The Secret Sharer
Word Origin for Java
1850, originally a kind of coffee grown on Java and nearby islands of modern Indonesia. By early 20c., coffee generally. The island name is shortened from Sanskrit Yavadvipa "Island of Barley," from yava "barley" + dvipa "island."