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Su·ma·tra

 (so͝o-mä′trə)
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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Sumatran

(sʊˈmɑːtrən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Sumatra or its inhabitants
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Sumatra
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sumatran - a native or inhabitant of SumatraSumatran - 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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Translations

Sumatran

adjvon/aus Sumatra
nBewohner(in) m(f)von Sumatra
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References in classic literature ?
Do you for an instant suppose that there is an English ether and a Sumatran ether?
He also said that Liew had also gone to Jakarta to discuss the Sumatran rhino conservation programme with Indonesia's Natural Resources and Ecosystem Conservation director-general, Wiratno.
AN endangered Sumatran tiger cub is set to have a roaring time at Fota Wildlife Park.
UNDERSTANDABLY she was hesitant, but when she finally appeared before the expectant gathering of journalists, the newly arrived Sumatran female tiger, Jahly, was a wonder to behold.
The new tiger territory is one of the largest purpose-built Sumatran tiger habitats in the UK at 3,000 square metres and opens to the public on Saturday July 13.
The recent news of the death of the last male Sumatran Rhino in Malaysia brings with it great sorrow - it is not only the end of an animal but an alarm bell that the species is at risk of extinction.
Muscat: The last Sumatran rhinoceros in Malaysia recently died, state media reported.
The last male Sumatran rhinoceros in Malaysia died at a wildlife reserve in the Sabah state on the Borneo island Monday.
Sumatran tiger Jambi was put down at Edinburgh Zoo due to health issues related to his age.
Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhinoceros has died, an official said on Monday, dashing efforts to save the critically endangered species in the country.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia's last surviving male Sumatran rhino died Monday, wildlife officials said, leaving behind only one female in the country and pushing the critically-endangered species closer to extinction.Once found as far away as eastern India and throughout Malaysia, the Sumatran rhino has been almost wiped out, with fewer than 80 left, according to the World Wildlife Fund.