Borneo

geographical name
Bor·neo | \ ˈbȯr-nē-ˌō \
variants: or Indonesian Kalimantan \ˌka-lə-ˈman-ˌtan, ˌkä-lē-ˈmän-ˌtän \

Definition of Borneo 

island of the Malay Archipelago southwest of the Philippines and divided between Brunei, Malaysia, and Indonesia area 290,320 square miles (751,929 square kilometers) — see brunei, kalimantan, sabah, sarawak

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Bornean \ˈbȯr-nē-ən \ adjective or noun

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