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- See Jakarta.
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- proper n. Alternative spelling of Jakarta.
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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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There was a grave dispute over the status of Aceh between the central government authorities in Djakarta on the one hand and the Free Aceh Movement (GAM) on the other.
Since then there have been repetitions with suitable variations for local requirements in Djakarta, Rio de Janeiro and in Cairo.
He was a good baby who rarely cried and who followed his parents to cities in developing countries Mogadishu in Somalia, Djakarta in Indonesia and Cairo in Egypt.
Her new husband was Lolo, an Indonesian oil company manager, and the new family moved to Djakarta, where Obama's sister Maya was born.
But Governor Schwarzenegger didn't grow up on the streets of Djakarta nor was he mentored in the back alleys of Chicago politics, so what might be uttered through an intermediary as an intent, meant mainly to gain political goodwill, could sound to his ears like a promise.
In 1967 Obama and his mother accompanied the Indonesian known here only as “Lulu” back to Djakarta.
I mean, my first memory was my mother coming to me and saying, "I've remarried this man from Indonesia, and we're moving to Djakarta on the other side of the world."
MOLAVI: You know, Ahmadinejad's anti-Americanism and his Holocaust denial statements resonate far more in Cairo and Djakarta than they do in Tehran.
I saw those Djakarta markets for what they were: fragile, precious things.
The short story is that the world has become so connected financially that a housing bubble in the US can decimate the stock market in Djakarta.