Sumatra

geographical name
Su·​ma·​tra | \ su̇-ˈmä-trə How to pronounce Sumatra (audio) \

Definition of Sumatra

island of western Indonesia south of the Malay Peninsula area 182,542 square miles (472,784 square kilometers)

Note: The Equator divides Sumatra into two almost equal parts.

Other Words from Sumatra

Sumatran \ su̇-​ˈmä-​trən How to pronounce Sumatra (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Sumatra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sumatra. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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