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  • adj. Pertaining to, or from, the island of Java
  • adj. Belonging to, or descended from, its Malay main people and its culture
  • n. An inhabitant of the Indonesian island Java
  • n. A member or descendant of Java's main, Malay ethno-linguistic group, by far the largest in Indonesia


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  • Indeed, in prophecies dealing also with the End-Time, we find the people of Javan no longer in Mongolian type of people ... though the name Javan still retained its geographical hold on the southern region of

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • This type of rhino is called a Javan rhinocerous and they live in the tropical rainforest.

    HOVEROCEROS - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Ezekiel 38-39) who became an eastern Mongolian type of people ... though the name Javan still retained its geographical hold on the southern region of Europe, particularly in Greece) ...

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • It is the capital of the whole land of Javan, which is called Greece.

    The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela

  • The Alsomitra (Alsomitra macrocarpa) vine is a type of climbing gourd, and is also known as the Javan cucumber.

    Jeremy Zawodny's linkblog

  • Of these, no less than five spectacular species, namely Javan rhinoceros Rhinoceros sondaicus (CR), water buffalo Bubalus bubalis (EN), swamp deer Cervus duvauceli (VU), gaur Bos frontalis (VU) and probably hog deer Axis porcinus (LR) have become locally extirpated since the beginning of this century.

    Sundarbans, Bangladesh

  • It is found repeatedly in the Old Testament, being translated "Javan" in the parallel passage of 1Ch 1: 5,7, as also in Isa 66: 19; Eze 27: 13, 19, but translated as "Greece" or "Greecia" in Da 3: 21; 10: 20; 11: 2; Zec 9: 13; and Joel 3: 6 (plural).

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • "Javan," distinctly related to the Greek ` iwuan, are the Ionians, which name, after Alexander the Great, was applied to all Greeks.

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • The men of "Javan," who had held the Syrian sea for a century past, were known to Ezekiel as great workers in metal; and in Cyprus they had long met and mingled their culture with that of men from the

    The Ancient East

  • This is added to "Javan," to mark which Javan is meant (Ge 10: 27).

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible


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