Borneo

geographical name
Bor·​neo | \ ˈbȯr-nē-ˌō How to pronounce Borneo (audio) \
variants: or Indonesian Kalimantan \ ˌka-​lə-​ˈman-​ˌtan How to pronounce Kalimantan (audio) , 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

Other Words from Borneo

Bornean \ ˈbȯr-​nē-​ən How to pronounce Bornean (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Borneo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Borneo. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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