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

  • noun A ruined Buddhist shrine in central Java, Indonesia. Dating probably from the ninth century, the ruins include carved stone blocks illustrating episodes in the life of Buddha.

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  • proper noun Buddhist monument in Central Java, Indonesia.

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Examples

  • How long would it take to make a city like that completely invisible, just like happened to ancient monuments such as Borobudur or the Mayan temples.

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  • While Bali lacks the huge temple complexes such as Borobudur, the largest Buddhist temple in the world, on the neighboring island of Java and Angkor Wat in nearby Cambodia, it does offer a chance to see temples in a variety of gorgeous settings.

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  • While Bali lacks the huge temple complexes such as Borobudur, the largest Buddhist temple in the world, on the neighboring island of Java and Angkor Wat in nearby Cambodia, it does offer a chance to see temples in a variety of gorgeous settings.

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  • While Bali lacks the huge temple complexes such as Borobudur, the largest Buddhist temple in the world, on the neighboring island of Java and Angkor Wat in nearby Cambodia, it does offer a chance to see temples in a variety of gorgeous settings.

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  • Among destinations included in the Orient Holiday package are diving adventures in Bunaken and Raja Ampat, tours of historical sites such as Borobudur and Prambanan, ecotourism in Komodo Island and Bali, and cultural tours to the Saung Udjo Angklung Studio and batik producers in Surakarta.

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  • While Bali lacks the huge temple complexes such as Borobudur, the largest Buddhist temple in the world, on the neighboring island of Java and Angkor Wat in nearby Cambodia, it does offer a chance to see temples in a variety of gorgeous settings.

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  • Over the years they have developed Borobudur-level subsidence, perky bumps, and potentially dangerous fissures.

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  • Over the years they have developed Borobudur-level subsidence, perky bumps, and potentially dangerous fissures.

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  • All of this set in the rice fields of Indonesia and a 9th-century Buddhist temple at Borobudur.

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  • It is inspired by a sculptural panel at Borobudur, a ninth-century Buddhist temple in central Java.

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