Riau

geographical name
Ri·​au | \ ˈrē-ˌau̇ How to pronounce Riau (audio) \
variants: or Dutch Riouw

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archipelago of Indonesia separated from Singapore by the Singapore Strait area 2279 square miles (5925 square kilometers), population 278,966; chief island Bintan

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“Riau.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Riau. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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