Krakatoa

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Kra·ka·tau

 (krăk′ə-tou′, krä′kə-) or Kra·ka·to·a (-tō′ə)
A volcanic island of Indonesia between Sumatra and Java. An explosive eruption in August 1883 destroyed most of the island and caused a tsunami that killed more than 36,000 people.

Krakatoa

(ˌkrɑːkəˈtəʊə; ˌkrækəˈtəʊə) or

Krakatau

n
(Placename) a volcanic island in Indonesia, in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra: partially destroyed by its eruption in 1883, the greatest in recorded history. Further eruptions 44 years later formed a new island, Anak Krakatau ("Child of Krakatau"). Also called: Rakata
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Noun1.Krakatoa - a small volcanic island in Indonesia between Java and SumatraKrakatoa - a small volcanic island in Indonesia between Java and Sumatra; its violent eruption in 1883 was the greatest in recorded history
Dutch East Indies, Indonesia, Republic of Indonesia - a republic in southeastern Asia on an archipelago including more than 13,000 islands; achieved independence from the Netherlands in 1945; the principal oil producer in the Far East and Pacific regions