Tenggerese

noun
Teng·​ger·​ese | \ ¦teŋgə¦rēz, -ēs\
plural Tenggerese or Tenggereses

Definition of Tenggerese

1 : an Indonesian people inhabiting the mountain regions of eastern Java
2 : a member of the Tenggerese people

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History and Etymology for Tenggerese

Javanese Tĕnggĕr Tenggerese (from tĕnggĕr high-level land, plateau) + English -ese

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