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1. (Placename) an ancient district of the Netherlands, on an island at the mouth of the Rhine
2. (Placename) an archaic or literary name for Holland1
3. (Placename) a former name for Jakarta


(Plants) a variety of lettuce with smooth pale green leaves. Also called: Batavian endive or Batavian lettuce


or Dja•kar•ta

(dʒəˈkɑr tə)

the capital of Indonesia, on the NW coast of Java. 8,259,266.
Formerly, Batavia.
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He then told us that he went to Batavia, where two of the seamen belonging to the ship arrived, having deserted the rest in their travels, and gave an account that the fellow who had run away with the ship, sold her at Bengal to a set of pirates, who were gone a- cruising in her, and that they had already taken an English ship and two Dutch ships very richly laden.
When our skipper came back we learned that the steamer was the Sommerville, Captain Nash, from West Australia to Singapore via Batavia with mails, and that the agreement was she should tow us to Anjer or Ba- tavia, if possible, where we could extinguish the fire by scuttling, and then proceed on our voyage--to Bankok
Batavia's Books Between Bites welcomes Lester Munson at noon Thursday, March 15, at Batavia Public Library, 10 S.
Notes: pre-bid meeting: bidders shall attend a mandatory pre-bid meeting, which will be held at 1:00 pm, prevailing time, on thursday, february 8, 2018, in the founders room of the batavia public library (10 s.
Today, Synergy Properties has expanded its wings with offices in Mumbai and London as well, led by CEO Pawan Batavia.
Chris Yallop, CSO of Batavia Biosciences, explains: "to deliver a low cost manufacturing process that is suitable for developing countries, Batavia Biosciences will employ novel technologies such as fixed-bed, high cell density bioreactors.
The Avon plant will be shut down, and the Batavia expansion should be completed by the end of the year.
It was eight months into its maiden voyage when the Dutch East India Company's ship Batavia sank in 1629 off the coast of Western Australia.
Without city garbage services, Batavia property owners will have to hire their own trash collectors by June 1, 2013, the report said.
Jakarta, Rabi'I 19, 1434, January 31, 2013, SPA -- Indonesian domestic airline Batavia Air ceased flying Thursday after a court ruled in favour of a bankruptcy petition against it, dpa quoted a company spokesman as saying.
Often referred to as "the Windmill Capital of the World," Batavia, Ill.
Eliens heeft het met het zilver uit Batavia relatief gemakkelijker.