Definitions

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

  • adj. Of or relating to Bali or its people, language, or culture.
  • n. A native or inhabitant of Bali.
  • n. The Indonesian language of Bali.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The language of Bali
  • n. A native or inhabitant of Bali.
  • n. A long-haired domestic cat breed.
  • adj. Of, or relating to Bali, or its inhabitants, language etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the Indonesian language of the people of Bali

Etymologies

Dutch Balinees.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Bali +‎ -ese (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Flam Chen creates unique panoramas of spectacle and narrative - Performers spin Balinese fire chains, combat with fire staffs and flaming swords, dance with fire fingers and fire fans, eat and breathe flames, and light costume pieces, sculptures and very often the set itself ablaze during the course of the evening.

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  • A good bet is Hug, which sells knickknacks and curiosities such as Balinese interior objects, designer soaps and lampshades; for the drinking connoisseur, the Sho-Chu Authority offers an exhaustive collection of shochu, Japan's other national alcoholic drink.

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  • The very elegant male and female performers move their hands in graceful patterns in a style instantly recognisable as "Balinese".

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  • They can facilitate what anthropologists, with things such as Balinese cockfighting in mind, call deep play, activity that enacts communally humanity's most profound conflicts and concerns.

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  • Operated by Softouch, K-Wellness Spa is unique in the northern region of East Africa and offers a wide range of international massage treatments by an international team of specialists such as Balinese massage and Indian Ayurveda.

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  • "Balinese," over the years the club welcomed top-shelf performers like Frank Sinatra, Mel Torme, Duke Ellington -- and my father,

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  • You may start with a chromatic tone, but with a few taps the program says you have created noises called "Balinese pentatonic" and "

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  • The Balinese don't eat a lot of fish, both b/c it's expensive and also b/c they consider the sea to be inauspicious; d.) there are very few "Balinese" restaurants, as the Balinese eat at home, so the restaurants cater to tourists, most of whom are looking for "Western-style" cuisine; e.)

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  • As you delve deep into their spiritual knowledge, they teach you both sides—what the Balinese call the left and right ways of practice.

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  • The critical difference between cultures with well-managed water and those with self-inflicted shortages, Mr. Fagan claims, arises from perceptions: People that see water as a gift of the gods, like traditional Balinese farmers, do not run out of it.

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