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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.
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(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)
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(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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Then, turning to Tristan l'Hermite, "Bali! let him go!"
Constructed in the 11th century, it is one of the nine directional temples meant to protect Bali from evil spirits.
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Bali made the claim about Georgina, 55, after she contacted the Sunday Mail to say she had quit as manager of his Queen Street Nursery in Edinburgh because wages were repeatedly paid late.
He said the projects involved the reconstruction of the MARA Skills Institute (IKM) and the road linking Tok Bali to Jeli.
It may not be the Bali you imagined it to be - no rice terraces, elephants, or babi guling - but you can have a feast of grilled and buffet seafood in nearby Habak Grill, which is so much better.
About two years since lying low from public view, John Lloydand Ellencan be seen very happy together in their latest photos with friends and family in Bali, Indonesia.
[ClickPress, Tue Apr 09 2019] An iconic design feature at The Ritz-Carlton, Bali, the Hydro Vital Pool is surrounded by lush foliage and takes its name from the Greek word for water and the Latin word for life to provide a unique and indulgent water healing experience.
While none of these people were willing to go on record, or were able to provide precise dates and details, many claimed Bali had a less than squeaky clean past and condemned his glamorous funeral.
The Bali administration has drafted a bylaw on tourist contributions for the environment and cultural preservation, which has been discussed with the Bali Legislative Council since December.
30% of the total tourism revenue generated for the entire country of Indonesia is generated from Bali's tourism (Collinson, 2012).