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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“Tenggerese.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tenggerese. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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