Meaning of Makassarese

Ma•kas•sar•ese

Pronunciation: (mu-kas"u-rēz', -rēs'), [key]
— pl. -ese
  1. a member of a Muslim people of southwestern Sulawesi, near Ujung Pandang, closely related to the Buginese.
  2. the Austronesian language of the Makassarese.
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