Buton


Bu·ton

geographical name \ˈbü-ˌtn\

Definition of BUTON

island Indonesia off SE Sulawesi area ab 2000 square miles (5200 square kilometers), pop 253,262

Variants of BUTON

Bu·ton or Bu·tung or Dutch Boe·toeng \ˈbü-ˌtŋ\

Buton

geographical name    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Island, east-central Indonesia. Lying off the southeast coast of Celebes (Sulawesi), it is about 100 mi (160 km) long and has an area of about 2,000 sq mi (5,200 sq km). Its chief town is Baubau, on the southwestern coast. The coastal people are chiefly trading sailors and fishermen.

Variants of BUTON

Buton or Butung

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