Javan


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Javan

(ˈdʒɑːvən)
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to Java or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Java or its inhabitants
n
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Java
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Javan - a native or inhabitant of JavaJavan - a native or inhabitant of Java  
Java - an island in Indonesia to the south of Borneo; one of the world's most densely populated regions
Indonesian - a native or inhabitant of Indonesia
Adj.1.Javan - of or relating to or characteristic of Java or its inhabitants or its language; "Javanese temples"; "Javanese dialects"
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With a fair, fresh wind, the Pequod was now drawing nigh to these straits; Ahab purposing to pass through them into the Javan sea, and thence, cruising northwards, over waters known to be frequented here and there by the Sperm whale, sweep inshore by the Philippine Islands, and gain the far coast of Japan, in time for the great whaling season there.
And that harpoon--so like a corkscrew now--was flung in Javan seas, and run away with by a whale, years afterward slain off the Cape of Blanco.
These were the prime in order and in might; The rest were long to tell, though far renown'd, Th' IONIAN Gods, of JAVANS Issue held Gods, yet confest later then Heav'n and Earth Thir boasted Parents; TITAN Heav'ns first born With his enormous brood, and birthright seis'd By younger SATURN, he from mightier JOVE His own and RHEA'S Son like measure found; So JOVE usurping reign'd: these first in CREET And IDA known, thence on the Snowy top Of cold OLYMPUS rul'd the middle Air Thir highest Heav'n; or on the DELPHIAN Cliff, Or in DODONA, and through all the bounds Of DORIC Land; or who with SATURN old Fled over ADRIA to th' HESPERIAN Fields, And ore the CELTIC roam'd the utmost Isles.
Simon Kokoyo and Javan Owala want the High Court to declare Igathe's resignation null and void.
Since the age of seven, Javan has lived at the Milisatria Academy, fulfilling his mother's sacred dying wish that he take top honors in everything in order to be prepared for his future role as king.
The number of endangered Javan warty pigs -- males are distinguished by large warts on their faces -- has plunged since the early 1980s due to hunting and forest habitat loss, according to the UK-based Chester Zoo.
Saipa Deputy CEO for Exports Mohsen Javan said Dec.
The Secret Life Of The Zoo C4, 8pm FACTUAL Javan green magpies are some of the rarest in the world, with only 50 in existence.
NYT Syndicate Park rangers in Indonesia may have spotted an animal thought to live only in folklore and history books: a Javan tiger, declared extinct more than 40 years ago.
It brings together a whole host of Asian songbirds such as Asian fairybluebirds, Sumatran laughing thrush and, for the first time, the critically endangered Javan green magpie - all being pushed closer to extinction as a result of the illegal wildlife trade.
Javan tigers went extinct mainly as a result of loss of habitat and lack of food.
With just about 60 of t he animals left, the Javan rhinoceros is the rarest of the rhinos.