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An island of western Indonesia in the Indian Ocean south of the Malay Peninsula. Long an important stopping point on the trading route between China and India, the island came under Dutch control in the 1600s, becoming part of the Dutch East Indies in 1800. Sumatra joined newly independent Indonesia in 1949.
Su·ma′tran adj. & n.
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(Placename) of or relating to Sumatra or its inhabitants
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Sumatra
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|Noun||1.||Sumatran - a native or inhabitant of Sumatra |
Sumatra - a mountainous island in western Indonesia
Indonesian - a native or inhabitant of Indonesia
|Adj.||1.||Sumatran - of or relating to the island of Sumatra or its inhabitants; "Sumatran cigars"|
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