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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An island of southern Indonesia in the Lesser Sundas just east of Java. Largely mountainous with a tropical climate and fertile soil, it is sometimes called "the Jewel of the East.”

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  • proper n. An island, part of Indonesia, just east of Java.

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  • n. an island in Indonesia to the east of Java; striking volcanic scenery; culture is known for elaborate dances and rituals and for handicrafts

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