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A city of Indonesia in western Java southeast of Jakarta. Founded by the Dutch in 1810, it is an industrial and cultural center and a resort.


(Placename) a city in Indonesia, in SW Java. Pop: 2 136 260 (2000)


(ˈbɑn duŋ, -dʊŋ, ˈbæn-)

a city in W Java, in Indonesia. 2,058,649. Dutch, Bandoeng.
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Noun1.Bandung - a city in Indonesia; located on western Java (southeast of Jakarta); a resort known for its climate
Java - an island in Indonesia to the south of Borneo; one of the world's most densely populated regions
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Le plus bel exemple c'est celui de la place Bandoeng.
The Bandoeng Conference of 1937: A Milestone in Health and development", en American Journal of Public Health, 98: 1 (ene.
25) The movement is personified in Muawiya Khaslat, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood who considers Nasser '"the greatest man in the world"' and who 'had actually been present at the Bandoeng Conference.
The rumours say Bandoeng and that, being in the hills, the climate would be much cooler than down here on the plains; but then again Formosa and Japan are much cooler too.
We, the mothers and children, were put in prisoner of war camps (at) Bandoeng, Samarang and Tjihappit.
It was there she learned from a prisoner her father had died from malnutrition and dysentery in a concentration camp in Bandoeng.
This has its roots in colonial experiments in the fields of architectural and urban design, like MacLaine Pont's buildings for the Bandoeng Technische Hoogeschool (now ITB) and Karsten's urban planning and kampung improvement projects.