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Kalimantan

[ kah-lee-mahn-tahn ]
/ ˌkɑ liˈmɑn tɑn /
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noun
Indonesian name of Borneo, especially referring to the southern, or Indonesian, part.
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How to use Kalimantan in a sentence

  • 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.

    Harnessing the Power of Gold|Sean Culligan|June 1, 2021|Ozy

British Dictionary definitions for Kalimantan

Kalimantan
/ (ˌkælɪˈmæntən) /

noun
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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