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

  • A city of eastern Java, Indonesia, southwest of Surabaya. It has a sugar industry. Population: 249,000.


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  • It is said that many years ago, the sage Mpu Bharada divided the land of Java into the kingdoms of Janggala and Panjalu (Kediri), with the purpose of settling a dispute between two brothers over succession.

    Joko Dolog Statue

  • Yet, since the 1975 discovery of a number of inscribed copper sheets originating from the region of Kediri, new light has been shed on the early years of the Singosari period.

    Joko Dolog Statue

  • In the eastern part of Java, at Kediri and in Malang, there are equally abundant traces of antiquity, but the buildings themselves have been mostly destroyed.

    The Malay Archipelago

  • At Gunong Praü, forty miles south-west of Samarang, and further east, at Kediri and in Malang, there are large tracts of ruins; but the most imposing and interesting for the traveller are to be found in the centre of the island, in the neighbourhood of Magalang and Djokja, in positions indicated by the accompanying map.

    A Visit to Java With an Account of the Founding of Singapore

  • Sedah in 1157 by order of Djajabaja, prince of Kediri, is, even more than the prose version mentioned above, a free rendering of parts of the Mahabharata.

    Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 3

  • Kediri, but his inscriptions merely indicate that he was a worshipper of Vishṇu.

    Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 3

  • East Java governor Soekarwo swore in Haryanti on Thursday as the new Kediri regent, replacing her husband Sutrisno.

    The Jakarta Post

  • Yogyakarta and the East Java cities of Surabaya and Kediri.

    The Jakarta Post

  • And this weekend they are playing a Persitara side who are returning from Kediri after three Indonesia Cup games in six days.

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  • Tanah Lot in Kediri village, Tabanan regency houses the island's sacred temple Pura Tanah Lot.

    The Jakarta Post Breaking News


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