geographical name Ma·kas·sar \mə-ˈka-sər\

Definition of Makassar

  1. 1 or Macassar strait in Indonesia between eastern Borneo and western Sulawesi that connects the Celebes Sea with the Java Sea

  2. 2 or formerly Ujung Pandang \ü-ˌju̇ŋ-(ˌ)pän-ˈdäŋ\play city and port on Makassar Strait in southwestern Sulawesi, Indonesia population 1,335,000


play \mə-ˌka-sə-ˈrēz, -ˈrēs\ noun

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Makassar? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).