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Sumbawa

[ soom-bah-wah ]
/ sumˈbɑ wɑ /
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noun

one of the Lesser Sunda Islands, in Indonesia: destructive eruption in 1815 of Mt. Tambora. 5,965 sq. mi. (15,449 sq. km).

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Sumbawa
/ (suːmˈbɑːwə) /

noun

a mountainous island in Indonesia, in the Lesser Sunda Islands, between Lombok and Flores islands. Pop: 1 540 000 (2000). Area: 14 750 sq km (5695 sq miles)Former spelling: Soembawa
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