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Pasuruan or Pasoeroean (both: päˌsōrōänˈ) [key], city (1990 pop. 152,075), E Java, Indonesia, on Madura Strait. Established by the Dutch in 1707, it remains an active seaport. It has shipyards, sugar and rice mills, and various factories.

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