Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to Bali or its people, language, or culture.
  • noun A native or inhabitant of Bali.
  • noun A person of Balinese ancestry.
  • noun The Indonesian language of Bali.
  • noun A domestic cat of a breed the resembles the Siamese, from which it was developed, except that it has a long silky coat.

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

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  • noun the Indonesian language of the people of Bali

Etymologies

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

[Dutch Balinees.]

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From Bali +‎ -ese

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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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