Kalimantan


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Ka·li·man·tan

 (kăl′ə-măn′tăn′, kä′lē-män′tän)
The part of Indonesia occupying most of the island of Borneo.

Kalimantan

(ˌkælɪˈmæntən)
n
(Placename) the Indonesian name for Borneo: applied to the Indonesian part of the island only, excluding the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak and the sultanate of Brunei. Pop: 11 341 558 (2000)

Bor•ne•o

(ˈbɔr niˌoʊ)

n.
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Kalimantan - the part of Indonesia on the southern side of the island of BorneoKalimantan - the part of Indonesia on the southern side of the island 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
Dutch East Indies, Indonesia, Republic of Indonesia - a republic in southeastern Asia on an archipelago including more than 13,000 islands; achieved independence from the Netherlands in 1945; the principal oil producer in the Far East and Pacific regions
2.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
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
Indonesian Borneo, Kalimantan - the part of Indonesia on the southern side of the island of Borneo
East Malaysia - the part of Malaysia that is on the island of Borneo
North Borneo, Sabah - a region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo
Sarawak - a region of Malaysia on northwestern Borneo
Bornean - a native or inhabitant of Borneo
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PT Bumitama Gunajaya Agro (BGA) has expanded its lands for oil palm plantations by 40,000 hectares after acquiring oil palm plantation companies in East Kalimantan and West Kalimantan.
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