java

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noun ja·va \ˈja-və, ˈjä-, -vē\
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Java

Definition of java

  1. :  coffee

Examples of java in a Sentence

  1. a hot cup of java

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Origin and Etymology of java

Java, island of Indonesia


Java

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geographical name Ja·va \ˈjä-və, ˈja-\
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Definition of Java

  1. island of Indonesia in the Greater Sunda Islands southeast of Sumatra and south of Borneo between the Java Sea and the Indian Ocean; chief city Jakarta area 51,007 square miles (132,618 square kilometers), population 107,581,306


JAVA Defined for English Language Learners

Java

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geographical name

Definition of Java for English Language Learners

  • : island of Indonesia


JAVA Defined for Kids

Java

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geographical name Ja·va \ˈjä-və, ˈja-\

Definition of Java for Students

  1. island Indonesia SW of Borneo; chief city, Jakarta


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