from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An island of the western Pacific Ocean in the Malay Archipelago between the Sulu and Java seas southwest of the Philippines. It is the third-largest island in the world. The sultanate of Brunei is on the northwest coast; the rest of the island is divided between Indonesia and Malaysia.
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- proper n. A Pacific island shared by Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. 3rd largest island in the world; in the western Pacific to the north of Java; largely covered by dense jungle and rain forest; part of the Malay Archipelago
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_Sultan Muda_ (muda = young, the usual Malay title for the heir apparent to the Crown), and the document recognising the appointment of Mr. BROOKE as the Queen's Confidential Agent in Borneo was written in the name of the Sultan and of MUDA HASSIM conjointly, and concludes by saying that the two writers express the hope that through the Queen's assistance they will be enabled to _settle the Government of Borneo_.
Stefan Berg is a Online Entrepreneur from Sweden, now living in Borneo, Malaysia.
Combat duty in Borneo with the Australian & Pommy SAS.
Who exactly is being fooled by these obvious fake photos of a giant snake in Borneo?
Mr Dobison had a GSM with the Aden clasp but those recognising his work in Borneo and Northern Ireland had been lost.
She did most of her ethnographic work in Borneo and these days specialises in the cultural construction of identity, including gender.
The debating point I should also have made, is can you imagine an economist expecting as a basic part of their research to have to go and live with various groups in Borneo (or elsewhere) and write about their culture, their understanding of life and how that might differ from the world from which the researcher came?
From orangutans in Borneo to butterflies in Malaysia to cheetahs in South Africa, Sanctuary gives us a stunning glimpse of nature across the globe.
A stick insect, collected in Borneo and held in private hands until recently given to the Natural History Museum in London, has been described and determined to be the longest species yet.
Because Borneo is the third largest island in the world.
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