Dutch Borneo


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Dutch′ Bor′neo


n.
the former name of the southern and larger part of the island of Borneo: now part of Indonesia.
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The road ended at Krokong and after a short rest the evacuees and the Sarawak Volunteers set out on foot through tropical rain forest to Sanggau in Dutch Borneo some 120 miles south-south-east.
Dayak identities were also formed in relation to, or we might say in opposition to the development of politically conscious movements among immigrant communities, particularly the Chinese, across the former territories of British and Dutch Borneo.
The initial designated target areas were the headwaters of the Baram, Limbang, and Trusan; later, the areas of operation expanded into the Padas valley of North Borneo, southwards into territories of former Dutch Borneo, and southeastwards to cover the Upper Rejang.
1880, buying a large diamond that may have originated from Dutch Borneo and reaping a profit of over $1,400 by on-selling it on the Singapore market (Martine 1946: 30).
Kuching airfield, guarded by the Punjab Regiment, because it afforded access to Dutch Borneo, was denied to the enemy.
Most of this information can be found in the hitherto unpublished reports that government officers escaping through Dutch Borneo subsequently made to the provisional Sarawak administration.
Occupied Borneo was administratively partitioned into two halves, namely Kita Boruneo (Northern Borneo) that coincided with pre-war British Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, and North Borneo) was governed by the IJA, whereas Minami Boruneo (Southern Borneo), formerly Dutch Borneo (western and southern portion of the island) came under the control of the IJN.
Similarly immigrant, if from further afield, were the Chinese, whose "destiny" under the Brookes was as taukays from Singapore to open up pepper and coffee gardens, or as indentured and opium-addicted coolies from Dutch Borneo to labor on them.
A great deal of the book describes their experiences with the Lun Dayeh of the Kemaloh region of what was then the Mentarang District of Japanese-occupied Dutch Borneo.
Nor is it easy to forget the horrific massacre of Sarawak officers and their wives and children by a Japanese naval party at Long Nawang in Dutch Borneo in August 1942.
Dunggaw and Uniar, a headhunting case which he believed had been treated too lightly as it had occurred across the border in Dutch Borneo.
Oftentimes the narration would include how my late great grandfather (my father's father's father) had migrated many years ago from Pa Kabak, a village located in Dutch Borneo (today's East Kalimantan).