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(Placename) of or relating to the Indonesian island of Madura or its inhabitants
n, pl -ese
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Madura
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(ˌmæd ʊˈriz, -ˈris)

n., pl. -rese,
adj. n.
1. a member of a people of Indonesia living on Madura and E Java.
2. the Austronesian language of the Madurese.
3. of or pertaining to Madura, the Madurese, or their language.
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Of the three types of local Madurese leaders, the kiai without doubt command the greatest respect, and are often more powerful than the other leaders.
The e-Health application has 3 language options: Indonesian, Javanese, and Madurese.
"Violence and The Construction of Identity: Conflict between the Dayak and Madurese in Kalimantan, Indonesia," in The Politics of the Periphery in Indonesia: Social and Geographical Perspectives, Singapore: NUS Press, 2009.
head circumference in Madurese ethnic group; other impacts not significant Mali No difference in diarrheal prevalence; +0.18height- for-age z-score; lower likeli- hood of childhood stunting (35% vs.
His running mate, Dipo Wibowo, was the head of the Himpunan Kerukunan Jawa Madura Provinsi Papua (Papua Province Harmony Association of Javanese and Madurese), and another construction contractor and wholesaler.
Javanese 40.1%, Sundanese 15.5%, Malay 3.7%, Batak 3.6%, Madurese 3%, Betawi 2.9%, Minangkabau 2.7%, Buginese 2.7%, Bantenese 2%, Banjarese 1.7%, Balinese 1.7%, Acehnese 1.4%, Dayak 1.4%, Sasak 1.3%, Chinese 1.2%, other 15% (2010 est.)
In an inspired move, Srikandi modified the Indonesian Boat Dance into the Madurese Fisherman Folk Dance.
Some ethnic groups in Indonesia are known for their high mobility, such as the Bataks of Sumatera, the Bugis and the Makassar people of Sulawesi, the Banjar of Kalimantan and the Madurese (Rogers et al.
This is compatible with Pigafetta's account if Giava is Madura and the other races are the Javanese and Sundanese, who speak languages different to Madurese. The compatibility is, however, more apparent than real because Varthema says only that the other races sail to the far south, not that there is land there.
Forgotten People: Poverty, Risk and Social Security in Indonesia: The Case of the Madurese