- a seaport on NE Java: second largest city in Indonesia; naval base.
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She had been suffering so with her teeth, said one; she had gone to Surabaya to see the dentist.
He hated every berth he had ever had: he now hated his office at Surabaya.
Since the opening of the railway to Surabaya it has greatly declined, and its warehouses and dwelling-houses are largely deserted.
As soon as Mrs. van Oudijck had recovered, she went to stay with friends at Surabaya.
- a port in Indonesia, on E Java on the Surabaya Strait: the country's second port and chief naval base; university (1954); fishing and ship-building industries; oil refinery. Pop: 2 599 796 (2000)Former spelling: Soerabaja