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Billiton

(ˈbɪlɪtɒn; bɪˈliːtɒn)
n
(Placename) an island of Indonesia, in the Java Sea between Borneo and Sumatra. Chief town: Tanjungpandan. Area: 4833 sq km (1866 sq miles). Also called: Belitung
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Be•li•tung

(bɛˈli tɒŋ)

also Billiton



n.
an island in Indonesia, between Borneo and Sumatra. 100,000; 1866 sq. mi. (4833 sq. km).
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