Batavia

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Ba·ta·vi·a

 (bə-tā′vē-ə)

Batavia

(bəˈteɪvɪə)
n
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

batavia

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

Ja•kar•ta

or Dja•kar•ta

(dʒəˈkɑr tə)

n.
the capital of Indonesia, on the NW coast of Java. 8,259,266.
Formerly, Batavia.