a volcanic island in Indonesia, in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra: partially destroyed by its eruption in 1883, the greatest in recorded history. Further eruptions 44 years later formed a new island, Anak Krakatau ("Child of Krakatau"): Also called: Rakata
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On Two Fat Ladies she was known as “Krakatoa” for her temper, and once put two would-be muggers in intensive care.The Week in Death: Clarissa Dickson Wright, One of ‘Two Fat Ladies’ | The Telegraph | March 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A ring came at the bell—Krakatoa had no knocker—and a short colloquy followed between Jane and the ringer.
He knew perfectly well that his relations with Krakatoa Villa would not remain the same, say what you might!
For the understanding is that these two shall return to Krakatoa Villa, leaving Rosalind to watch with the nurse.
Alarming sounds were heard over the island of Timor, one thousand three hundred and fifty-one miles away from Krakatoa.Time and Tide | Robert S. (Robert Stawell) Ball
There is another and more beautiful manifestation of the world-wide significance of the Krakatoa outbreak.Time and Tide | Robert S. (Robert Stawell) Ball