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or Ma•cas•sar•ese

(məˌkæs əˈriz, -ˈris)

n., pl. -ese.
1. a member of a people living on the southernmost end of SW Sulawesi in Indonesia, esp. in and around Ujung Pandang.
2. the Austronesian language of the Makassarese.
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Finally, Sheik Nannekoe learned of her whereabouts and sent 'a trusted Moor', Abdul Rachman, and a Makasarese boy in a wagon to pick her up.
The Bugis and Makasarese of Sulawesi traded widely, but their political and trade heartland was the Malay-Indonesian archipelago.
Noorduyn, 'The Manuscripts of the Makasarese Chronicle of Goa and Talloq: An Evaluation', Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde van Nederlandsch-Indie [henceforth BKI], 147,4 (1991): 454-84.