from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Formerly Ba·ta·vi·a (bə-tāˈvē-ə)Jakarta The capital and largest city of Indonesia, on the northeast coast of Java. Founded c. 1619 by the Dutch, it became an important center of the Dutch East India Company and was renamed Jakarta after Indonesia became independent in 1949. Population: 8,840,000.
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- proper n. The capital city of Indonesia.
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- n. capital and largest city of Indonesia; located on the island of Java; founded by the Dutch in 17th century
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