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Timor

geographical name Ti·mor \ˈtē-ˌmr, tē-ˈ\

Definition of TIMOR

1
island SE Asia in Lesser Sunda Islands area 13,094 square miles (34,044 square kilometers), pop 3,000,000; W part (formerly Netherlands Timor) belonged to the Dutch until 1946, and is now part of Indonesia; E part (formerly Portuguese Timor) belonged to Portugal until 1975, was annexed by Indonesia 1976, and gained independence 2002 as East Timor
2
sea between Timor Island & Australia
Ti·mor·ese \(ˌ)tē-ˌm-ˈrēz, -ˈrēs\ adjective or noun

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