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also Su·ra·ba·ja  (so͝or′ə-bä′yə)
A city of northeast Java, Indonesia, on the Java Sea. It is an important naval base.


(ˌsʊərəˈbaɪə) or


(Placename) a port in Indonesia, on E Java on the Surabaya Strait: the country's second port and chief naval base; university (1954); fishing and ship-building industries; oil refinery. Pop: 2 599 796 (2000). Former spelling: Soerabaja


or Su•ra•ba•ja

(ˌsʊər əˈbɑ yə)

a seaport on NE Java, Indonesia. 2,483,871.
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Help us, God, to move forward, even though we are surrounded by darkness," the Rev Philip Mantofa, whose church lost about 40 members in the disaster, told families gathered in a waiting room at Surabaya airport.