Etymology
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Borneo

large island in Indonesia, from Portuguese alteration of Brunei, which is today the name of a sultanate on the island. This is Hindi and probably ultimately from Sanskrit bhumi "land, region." Related: Bornean.

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Borneo from WordNet

Borneo (n.)
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;
Synonyms: Kalimantan
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