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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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  • MARIA RESSA, CNN JAKARTA BUREAU CHIEF (voice-over): The alumni of this Islamic boarding school includes nearly all of Indonesia's top terrorist suspects, like the suicide bomber from last month's Marriott Hotel blast in Jakarta and the men now on trial for the Bali bombing last year, which killed more than 200 people.

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  • JAKARTA (Reuters) - Several hundred Indonesians rallied in Jakarta on Sunday demanding that the president do more to protect freedom of religion and to punish hardline Muslim groups which have attacked minority faiths.

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  • Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 8: 10 p.m. JAKARTA, Indonesia - An alleged Islamic militant went on trial Wednesday on charges of harboring terrorists behind twin suicide hotel bombings in Jakarta that killed seven and injured more than 50 in Indonesia.

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  • Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 3: 10 a.m. JAKARTA, Indonesia - President Barack Obama's visit to Indonesia next month will give new momentum to already positive relations between Washington and Jakarta, the foreign minister said Tuesday.

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