[ kah-lee-mahn-tahn ]
/ ˌkɑ liˈmɑn tɑn /
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Indonesian name of Borneo, especially referring to the southern, or Indonesian, part.
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Around 400 Indonesians were arrested for illegally mining gold in Kalimantan, with others also risking imprisonment and death to capitalize on gold’s increased value.
British Dictionary definitions for Kalimantan
/ (ˌkælɪˈmæntən) /
the Indonesian name for Borneo: applied to the Indonesian part of the island only, excluding the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak and the sultanate of Brunei. Pop: 11 341 558 (2000)
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