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Brunei

Bru·nei

 (bro͞o-nī′)
A sultanate of northern Borneo on the South China Sea. Formerly a self-governing British protectorate, it became fully independent on January 1, 1984. Bandar Seri Begawan is the capital.

Bru·nei′an adj. & n.

Brunei

(bruːˈnaɪ; ˈbruːnaɪ)
n
1. (Placename) a sultanate in NW Borneo, consisting of two separate areas on the South China Sea, otherwise bounded by Sarawak: controlled all of Borneo and parts of the Philippines and the Sulu Islands in the 16th century; under British protection since 1888; internally self-governing since 1971; became fully independent in 1984 as a member of the Commonwealth. The economy depends chiefly on oil and natural gas. Official language: Malay; English is also widely spoken. Religion: Muslim. Currency: Brunei dollar. Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan. Pop: 415 717 (2013 est). Area: 5765 sq km (2226 sq miles)
2. (Placename) the former name of Bandar Seri Begawan

Bru•nei

(brʊˈnaɪ, -ˈneɪ)

n.
an independent sultanate on the NW coast of Borneo: a former British protectorate (1889–1983). 322,982; 2226 sq. mi. (5765 sq. km).Cap.: Bandar Seri Begawan. Official name, Brunei′ Da•rus•sa•lam′ (ˌdɑ ru sɑˈlɑm)
Bru•nei′an, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Brunei - a sultanate in northwestern BorneoBrunei - a sultanate in northwestern Borneo; became independent of Great Britain in 1984
ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations - an association of nations dedicated to economic and political cooperation in southeastern Asia and who joined with the United States to fight against global terrorism
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
Translations
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References in periodicals archive ?
Ampuan Haji Brahim bin Ampuan Haji Tengah's contribution is entitled "Silsilah Raja-Raja Brunei: The Brunei Sultanate and Its Relationship with other Countries" and presents a genealogical history of Brunei's rulers.
Previously, Graham Saunders's A History of Brunei (2002) had stood as the only full-length study of the Brunei sultanate. One reason that so few major works have treated the country is the difficulty in accessing suitable sources, which are scattered and in diverse languages.
What does she want to argue and conclude about the Brunei sultanate? Does she want to situate it historically within a Borneo and Philippines commercial sphere?

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