Makassar

Makassar

[muh-kas-er]
noun
a former name of Ujung Pandang.
Also, Macassar, Makasar.
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Makassar, Makasar or Macassar (məˈkæsə, -ˈkɑː-, məˈkæsə, -ˈkɑː-, məˈkæsə, -ˈkɑː-)
 
n
Former name (1971--99): Ujung Pandang a port in central Indonesia, on SW Sulawesi: an important native port before Portuguese (16th century) and Dutch (17th century) control; capital of the Dutch East Indies (1946--49); a major Indonesian distribution and transshipment port. Pop: 1 100 019 (2000)
 
Makasar, Makasar or Macassar
 
n
 
Macassar, Makasar or Macassar
 
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