Origin of Java
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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?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Search teams find dozens of people and jet debris floating in the Java Sea, as the airline confirms the wreckage is from QZ8501.
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|David Bukszpan|April 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The volcano, named Tambora and located on the island of Java in what is now Indonesia, exploded on April 5, 1816.
From mochaccino to Mary Jane, from jitter juice to joint, from java to ganja, say bye-bye barista, hello pot-ista.
The Dutch indeed have drawn from Java much more than they have given.A Tour of the Missions|Augustus Hopkins Strong
Report on a small collection of parasitic Hymenoptera from Java and Sumatra.The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches|Louis M. Roth
It is a remarkable fact, that the Java tigers seldom or never attack Europeans.
To avoid this shoal it is necessary to keep close to the islands, as the main of Java is shoally.
The introduction of the quinquina plant from Peru and its present extension throughout Java, are his chief claims to recognition.Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume II|Karl Ritter von Scherzer
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Word Origin for Java
Word Origin and History 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."