- an island in Indonesia, E of Bali. 1826 sq. mi. (4729 sq. km).
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Bali is separated from Lombok by a strait not more than 15 m. wide.
It is divided into eight provinces under native rajahs, and since 1882 has formed one colony with Lombok, the united pop.
This and the two following days we were sailing along the north side of the island Lombok, on which is a high mountain.A Voyage to the South Sea
Disturbances between the Sasaks and the Lombok Balinese frequently occur.
Rising out of the sea with bold and often precipitous coasts, Lombok is traversed by two mountain chains.
- an island of Indonesia, in the Lesser Sunda Islands (Nusa Tenggara) east of Java: came under Dutch rule in 1894; important biologically as being transitional between Asian and Australian in flora and fauna, the line of demarcation beginning at Lombok Strait (a channel between Lombok and Bali, connecting the Flores Sea with the Indian Ocean). Chief town: Mataram. Pop: 2 536 000 (2004 est). Area: 4730 sq km (1826 sq miles)