Borneo

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geographical name Bor·neo \ˈbȯr-nē-ˌō\
variants: or Indonesian

Kalimantan

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Definition of Borneo

  1. 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

Bornean

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BORNEO Defined for English Language Learners

Borneo

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geographical name Bor·neo \ˈbȯr-nē-ˌō\

Definition of Borneo for English Language Learners

  • : island divided between Brunei, Indonesia, and Malaysia


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