/ (sʊˈmɑːtrən) /

  1. of or relating to Sumatra or its inhabitants

  1. a native or inhabitant of Sumatra

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How to use Sumatran in a sentence

  • She published a book about the Minangkabau in 2000 called Webs of Power: Women, Kin and Community in a Sumatran Village.

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  • But this requires a firmness of authority to which the Sumatran governments are strangers.

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  • The resolute mien and dignified carriage of the Sumatran woman denote clear consciousness of her supreme importance.

  • The curious houses of the Sumatran Highlands, with their adjacent rice-barns, form distinctive features of this unique island.

  • The Sumatran Malays are energetic traders, and the dignified personality of the Sumatran woman is perpetually in evidence.