Brunei

geographical name
Bru·​nei | \ bru̇-ˈnī How to pronounce Brunei (audio) , ˈbrü-ˌnī \

Definition of Brunei

1 independent sultanate and former British protectorate in northwestern Borneo divided into two noncontiguous parts, both of which border on the South China Sea and are surrounded on three sides by Malaysia; capital Bandar Seri Begawan area 2226 square miles (5765 square kilometers), population 450,600

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Bruneian \ bru̇-​ˈnī-​ən How to pronounce Bruneian (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Brunei.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brunei. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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