Surabaya

geographical name
Su·​ra·​ba·​ya | \ ˌsu̇r-ə-ˈbī-ə How to pronounce Surabaya (audio) \

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city and port on Surabaya Strait (between Java and the western end of Madura) in northeastern Java, Indonesia population 2,483,871

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“Surabaya.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Surabaya. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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