from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A volcanic island of Indonesia between Sumatra and Java. A violent eruption in August 1883 blew the island apart and caused a tsunami that killed more than 36,000 people.
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- n. a small volcanic island in Indonesia between Java and Sumatra; its violent eruption in 1883 was the greatest in recorded history
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