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Jayapura

or Ja·ja·pu·ra, Dja·ja·pu·ra

[jah-yuh-poo r-uh]
noun
  1. a city in and the capital of Irian Jaya, on the NE coast, in Indonesia.
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Formerly Hollandia.

Irian Jaya

[eer-ee-ahn jah-yah]
noun
  1. the W part of the island of New Guinea, formerly a Dutch territory: a province of Indonesia since 1963. About 159,000 sq. mi. (411,810 sq. km). Capital: Jayapura.
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Formerly Irian Barat [bahr-aht] /ˈbɑr ɑt/, West Irian, Netherlands New Guinea, Dutch New Guinea.
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Jayapura

noun
  1. a port in NE Indonesia, capital of Papua (formerly Irian Jaya), on the N coast. Pop: 155 548 (2000)Former spelling: Djajapura Former names: Sukarnapura, Kotabaru, Hollandia
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Irian Jaya

noun
  1. a former Indonesian name (1973–2001) for Papua (def. 2)
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