Al·​o·​rese | \ ¦alə¦rēz, -ēs \
plural Alorese

Definition of Alorese

: an Indonesian native or resident of Alor Island in the Lesser Sundas, Indonesia

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First Known Use of Alorese

1942, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Alorese

Alor island, Indonesia + English -ese

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“Alorese.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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