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Ban·jar·ma·sin also Ban·djar·ma·sin (băn′jər-mä′sĭn, bän′-)
A city of Indonesia on a delta island of southern Borneo. An important deep-water port, Banjarmasin was part of a Hindu kingdom in the 14th century and passed to Muslim rulers in the 15th century.
Banjarmasin (ˌbændʒəˈmɑːsɪn) or
(Placename) a port in Indonesia, in SW Borneo. Pop: 527 415 (2000). Former spelling: Bandjarmasin or Bandjermasin
or Ban•djar•ma•sin (ˌbɑn dʒərˈmɑ sɪn)
a seaport on the S coast of Borneo, in Indonesia. 481,371.
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The Dutch text is very nearly identical to that in the earlier book, (14) and the two translations are identical, apart from mention of the "King of Bandjermasin
" by Brunig (1955) and "sultan" by Teixeira (1964), and are as follows.
About two-thirds of Indonesian wet rubber exports to Singapore were from four ports (Djambi, Bandjermasin
, Palambang and Pontianik), but the rest came from up to 41 other ports.(47) In dealing with such a fragmented market, Singapore Chinese employed book-keeping barter.
He was named as "formerly Resident at Bandjermasin
, and Commissioner for Borneo" (Gentleman's Magazine Vol.