Batavia

geographical name
Ba·​ta·​via | \ bə-ˈtā-vē-ə \

Definition of Batavia

1 city in northeastern Illinois north of Aurora population 26,045
2 — see jakarta

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Batavian \ bə-​ˈtā-​vē-​ən \ adjective or noun

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