Sumba

Sumba

[soom-bah]
noun
one of the Lesser Sunda Islands, in Indonesia, S of Flores. 4306 sq. mi. (11,153 sq. km).
Also called Sandalwood Island.
Dutch Soemba.
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Sumba (ˈsuːmbə)
 
n
Former spelling: Soemba, Former name: Sandalwood Island an island in Indonesia, in the Lesser Sunda Islands, separated from Flores by the Sumba Strait: formerly important for sandalwood exports. Pop: 355 073 (1990). Area: 11 153 sq km (4306 sq miles)

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