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An island of southern Indonesia in the Lesser Sundas just east of Java. Largely mountainous with a tropical climate and fertile soil, it is noted as a center of traditional Hindu culture.


(Placename) an island in Indonesia, east of Java: mountainous, rising over 3000 m (10 000 ft). Capital: Denpasar. Pop: 3 151 162 (2000). Area: 5558 sq km (2146 sq miles)


(ˈbɑ li, ˈbæl i)

an island in Indonesia, E of Java. 2,469,930; 2147 sq. mi. (5561 sq. km).
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Noun1.Bali - an island in Indonesia to the east of JavaBali - an island in Indonesia to the east of Java; striking volcanic scenery; culture is known for elaborate dances and rituals and for handicrafts
Lesser Sunda Islands, Nusa Tenggara - a chain of islands forming a province of Indonesia to the east of Java; includes Bali and Timor
Dutch East Indies, Indonesia, Republic of Indonesia - a republic in southeastern Asia on an archipelago including more than 13,000 islands; achieved independence from the Netherlands in 1945; the principal oil producer in the Far East and Pacific regions
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From June 1998 through November 1999, a total of 3,848 children and adults seeking treatment for debilitating diarrheal disease were identified from eight hospital sites in Medan, North Sumatra; Padang, West Sumatra; Batam, Riau Island; Jakarta, Java Island; Denpasar, Bali (two hospitals); Pontianak, West Kalimantan; and Makassar, South Sulawesi.
Many Bank Bali staff see it as a foreign invader bent on sucking them dry.
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Indonesian Paradise Island, the Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort is part of a luxurious shopping destination, presenting over 200 retail outlets in an open-air style and designed architecture inspired by the design of Bali's rice paddy field.
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Bali's Big Eco Weekend is an annual campaign of the regular Bali Beach Clean-Up, both initiated by Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia (CCAI) and Quiksilver as continuous efforts to bring more attention to Bali's environmental state and drive more support for the Bali government's program in creating a 'Clean and Green Bali'.
On Wednesday, Emirates launched a daily non-stop service to Bali, operated in a two-class configuration of the Boeing 777-300ER.
Bali will become Emirates SkyCargo's 2nd gateway in Indonesia and 24th Asia Pacific point in its global network.
Emirates says that all passengers who were planning to go to Bali "will be given the option to rebook to Jakarta (CGK) or an alternate Emirates destination (offered under Emirates regulations) as their new final destination.
Highly- placed sources in Bali police told M AIL T ODAY that he has written a detailed letter to the Consulate General of India in Bali.
The chief of India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Anil Sinha, told the Press Trust of India news agency that the Bali police had arrested "Chhota Rajan at CBI's request made through Interpol".