or Ma·cas·sar, Ma·kas·ar
Definition for macassar (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for macassar
“Macassar oil” is a trade name, not geographical: see Antimacassar.
As soon as Xavier came on shore, he went to visit the governor of the town, to inform him of his intended voyage to Macassar.The Works of John Dryden, Volume XVI. (of 18)|John Dryden
I had to go to Singapore about the insurance; then I went to Macassar, of course.An Outcast of the Islands|Joseph Conrad
The Macassar government, including parts of the islands of Celebes and Sumbawa.Mark Seaworth|William H.G. Kingston
Brown related to me in detail their passage down the Straits of Macassar.Lord Jim|Joseph Conrad
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Makasar or Macassar
Word Origin and History for macassar
especially in Macassar oil (1809), hair tonic originally advertised as made from materials obtained from Macassar (1660s), name of a district on the island of Celebes (modern Sulawesi); from native Mangkasara.