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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.