Brunei

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geographical name Bru·nei \bru̇-ˈnī, ˈbrü-ˌnī\

Definition of Brunei

  1. 1 independent sultanate and former British protectorate in northwestern Borneo divided into two noncontinguous 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 406,200

  2. 2 — see bandar seri begawan

Bruneian

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BRUNEI Defined for English Language Learners

Brunei

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geographical name Bru·nei \bru̇-ˈnī, ˈbrü-ˌnī\

Definition of Brunei for English Language Learners

  • : country in Asia


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