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Makassarese

[ muh-kas-uh-reez, -rees ]
/ məˌkæs əˈriz, -ˈris /
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noun, plural Ma·kas·sar·ese for 1.

a member of a Muslim people of southwestern Sulawesi, near Ujung Pandang, closely related to the Buginese.
the Austronesian language of the Makassarese.

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Also Ma·cas·sar·ese, Ma·kas·ar·ese .
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