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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.
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Noun1.Bruneian - a native or inhabitant of Brunei
Brunei, Negara Brunei Darussalam - a sultanate in northwestern Borneo; became independent of Great Britain in 1984
Bornean - a native or inhabitant of Borneo
Adj.1.Bruneian - of or relating to or characteristic of Brunei or its people; "Bruneian oil production"
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LAHORE -- A delegation, led by Provincial Minister for Tourism and Sports Rai Taimoor Bhatti, met Bruneian Minister for Primary Resources and Tourism Haji Ali Bin Apong in Brunei Darussalam.
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Qualitative study of eating habits in Bruneian primary school children.
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