Timorese


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Timorese

(ˌtiːmɔːˈriːz)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Timor or its inhabitants
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Timor
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Timorese - a native or inhabitant of Timor
Asian, Asiatic - a native or inhabitant of Asia
Adj.1.Timorese - of or relating to or characteristic of Timor or its inhabitants
Translations

Timorese

[ˈtɪməriːz]
adjtimorais(e)
nTimorais(e) m/f
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Timorese authorities and international observers believe that drug couriers are taking advantage of Timor-Leste's porous borders and insufficient law enforcement capacities to transport illegal narcotics through Timor-Leste to Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, and elsewhere in the region.
It is surprising that that these two periods of Timorese history are not given more weight, particularly in consideration of how Indonesia may have informed ideas of aid or democracy of these young people through interactions with the pro-democracy front.
The Wikipedia Zero program is thus aligned with TT's strategy to improve the connectivity of Timorese citizens to the world, contributing to a more informed and developed society.
Throughout the occupation, East Timorese in Australia maintained a strong sense of long-distance nationalism, which drove, directly or indirectly, communal and social activities.
BUT, IN THE CASE OF BEATRIZ'S WAR--THE FIRST EAST TIMORESE FEATURE FILM--IT SEEMS ART CAN ALSO SHINE A LIGHT ON LIVES AND LOVES LOST DURING DECADES OF CONFLICT.
East Timorese voted for a new president of the tiny democracy on Saturday in a peaceful, third presidential election in which President Jose Ramos-Horta is fighting for a second term.
The skulls belonged to victims of Timorese headhunting in a period of colonial violence, the Laleia war of 1878-1881.
The government of Canada quickly came to side with Indonesia rather than backing Timorese independence movements.
The 24-year Indonesian occupation was brutal, responsible for the deaths of almost 1/3 of the East Timorese people.
But the demonstrators also opposed a deal the government had made with Indonesia that included an agreement to drop trials over atrocities committed in September 1999 by departing Indonesian soldiers and their Timorese allies.
The East Timorese government collaborated with NGOs and regional and international bodies, but it continued to have difficulty distinguishing trafficking victims from illegal migrants.
This article explores the complex transnational dimensions and trajectories of East Timorese long-distance nationalism (Anderson 1998, p.