Indonesia: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (in"du-nē'zhu, -shu, -zē-u, -dō-), [key]
— n.
  1. See(def. 1).
  2. Formerly,a republic in the Malay Archipelago consisting of 13,677 islands, including Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, the S part of Borneo, the W part of New Guinea, the Moluccas, the Lesser Sunda Islands, Bali, and Madura: gained independence from the Netherlands in 1949. 179,100,000; 741,098 sq. mi. (1,919,443 sq. km).Cap.:Jakarta.
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