Dictionary.com

Sukarno

or Soe·kar·no

[ soo-kahr-noh ]
/ suˈkɑr noʊ /
Save This Word!

noun

Ach·med [ahk-med], /ˈɑk mɛd/, 1901–1970, Indonesian statesman: president of the Republic of Indonesia 1945–67.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON PARENTHESES AND BRACKETS APLENTY!

Set some time apart to test your bracket symbol knowledge, and see if you can keep your parentheses, squares, curlies, and angles all straight!
Question 1 of 7
Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

British Dictionary definitions for Sukarno

Sukarno

Soekarno

/ (suːˈkɑːnəʊ) /

noun

Achmed (ˈɑːkmɛd). 1901–70, Indonesian statesman; first president of the Republic of Indonesia (1945–67)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Cultural definitions for Sukarno

Sukarno
[ (sooh-kahr-noh) ]

A statesman who became the first president of Indonesia when it gained independence from The Netherlands in 1949. (See Suharto.)

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Tired of Typos? Get Help Now!