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An island of the western Pacific Ocean in the Malay Archipelago between the Sulu and Java Seas southwest of the Philippines. It is the third-largest island in the world. The sultanate of Brunei is on the northwest coast; the rest of the island is divided between Indonesia and Malaysia.

Bor′ne·an adj. & n.
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(Placename) of or relating to Borneo or its inhabitants
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Borneo
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Noun1.Bornean - a native or inhabitant of BorneoBornean - a native or inhabitant of Borneo  
Borneo, Kalimantan - 3rd largest island in the world; in the western Pacific to the north of Java; largely covered by dense jungle and rain forest; part of the Malay Archipelago
Bruneian - a native or inhabitant of Brunei
Malaysian - a native or inhabitant of Malaysia
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At the same instant Muda Saffir with fifty of his head-hunting Dyaks emerged from the jungle east of the camp, bent on discovering the whereabouts of the girl the Malay sought and bearing her away to his savage court far within the jungle fastness of his Bornean principality.
OUR two male Bornean orangutans took part in an international research project but unfortunately our boys weren't interested!
'That's very historic because Malandong River in that area was where the Bornean datus first arrived in Panay and the area could be developed into historical tourism spot,' she said.
The researchers, from the University of Portsmouth, studied 22 sun bears at Malaysia's Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre.
GREGGS vegan sausage rolls contain a palm oil blamed for the mass deforestation threatening to wipe out Bornean orangutans.
ENDAGERED: Bornean orangutans, Sumatran tigers and elephants, Amur leopards, mountain gorillas and the Black Rhinos are all endangered species.
An amazing pumpkin sculpture of a male Bornean orangutan was unveiled in the Bronx Zoo in New York, United States, during the first weekend of October, thanks to Pumpkin Sculpt USA.
According to the report, protecting Sungai Putri forest is essential if Bornean orangutans are to survive.
Previously, science has recognized six great ape species: Sumatran and Bornean orangutans, eastern and western gorillas, chimpanzees and bonobos.
Baby Bornean orang-utan Tombol tries his luck with the gibbons as he heads out and explores his new habitat.
The tiny primate, covered in fuzzy auburn hair, is one of three Bornean orangutans saved in Indonesia over the past two weeks.
Another legend connected to the history of the Kalibo Ati-atihan was when 10 Bornean datus sailed to Aklan to escape the dictatorship of their ruler.