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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) an island in the W Pacific, between the Sulu and Java Seas, part of the Malay Archipelago: divided into Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo), the Malaysian states of Sarawak and Sabah, and the sultanate of Brunei; mountainous and densely forested. Area: about 750 000 sq km (290 000 sq miles)
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an island in the Malay Archipelago, politically divided among Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei. 290,000 sq. mi. (750,000 sq. km).
Bor′ne•an, adj., n.
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|Noun||1.||Borneo - 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|
East India, East Indies, Malay Archipelago - a group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia
Brunei, Negara Brunei Darussalam - a sultanate in northwestern Borneo; became independent of Great Britain in 1984
East Malaysia - the part of Malaysia that is on the island of Borneo
Sarawak - a region of Malaysia on northwestern Borneo
Bornean - a native or inhabitant of Borneo
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Borneo[ˈbɔːnɪəʊ] N → Borneo m
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Borneo[ˈbɔːrniəʊ] n → Bornéo f
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n → Borneo nt
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Borneo[ˈbɔːnɪˌəʊ] n → Borneo
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