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
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