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Batavian

(bəˈteɪvɪən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Batavia (a former name for Holland or Jakarta) or its inhabitants
n
1. (Placename) a native or inhabitant of Batavia
2. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Batavia
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In the first place, the black tulip had been produced; secondly, the Prince William of Orange, as a true Hollander, had promised to be present at the ceremony of its inauguration; and, thirdly, it was a point of honour with the States to show to the French, at the conclusion of such a disastrous war as that of 1672, that the flooring of the Batavian Republic was solid enough for its people to dance on it, with the accompaniment of the cannon of their fleets.
Under the mild protection of the Batavian Government, they enjoyed already that freedom of religious worship, for which they had resigned so many comforts and enjoyments at home; but their hearts panted for a restoration to the bosom of their country.
They will be playing an original composition by former Batavian Andy Bruhn, who has distinguished himself as an award-winning composer.
With the Dutch government's takeover of the NEI from the Dutch East Indies Company in 1799, new laws on racial separation led to "the gradual decline of the creole character of Batavian society" (p.
From Bayle to the Batavian Revolution: Essays on Philosophy in the Eighteenth-Century Dutch Republic
1806 - UK re-occupies the Cape of Good Hope following victory in the Battle of Blaauwberg over French vassal, the Batavian Republic.
It was during his stay in Kuta, in June 1829, that Dubois was invited by the Batavian Society for Arts and Sciences to write a comprehensive account of the still largely unknown Bali.
1806 - Batavian Republic becomes the Kingdom of Holland
It ends in 1795, because momentous political changes took place in that year: the federal Dutch Republic was replaced by the unitary Batavian Republic, and the Batavian Republic had to cede Zeeland Flanders to France.
Owens isfounder of Album Corp (albumcotp.com) and publisher of The Batavian and the Wyoming County Free Press, both online-only news sites in Western New York.
The book under review here, a collection of essays on the Batavian Republic (the Netherlands), the Helvetic Republic (Switzerland), and the various revolutionary regimes in Italy--especially the largest and most durable of them, the Cisalpine Republic--emphasizes constitutional theory, parliamentary practice, and the public sphere.
With regards, Batavian Petroleum Company.' (39) At the closing meeting, the new Secretary-Treasurer, Dr Lubbe, tabled a declaration in which he stated the following: