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also Su·ra·ba·ja  (so͝or′ə-bä′yə)
A city of northeast Java, Indonesia, on the Java Sea. It is an important naval base.


(ˌsʊərəˈbaɪə) or


(Placename) a port in Indonesia, on E Java on the Surabaya Strait: the country's second port and chief naval base; university (1954); fishing and ship-building industries; oil refinery. Pop: 2 599 796 (2000). Former spelling: Soerabaja


or Su•ra•ba•ja

(ˌsʊər əˈbɑ yə)

a seaport on NE Java, Indonesia. 2,483,871.
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Thus, in 1901 the Java Biorama, associated with veteran Surabayan photographer Herman Salzwedel, advertised that it would present its shows in a tent that was "extremely well ventilated and completely waterproof" (Bintang Soerabaia, 11 February 1901).
She married Wilhelmus Van Gestel on May 27, 1947, in Soerabaia, Java, Indonesia; he died Oct.
These views began appearing in the newspapers that cropped up in 1869 such as Mataharie, Selompret Melaju in 1888 followed by Bintang Soerabaia in 1887 (Watson 424), Bintang Betawi (1905) and many more (Adam 77) with Tionghoa peranakan newspapers such as Djawa Tengah (1901) and Sin Po (1910) (Ali 146).