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Balinese

[bah-luh-neez, -nees, bal-uh-] /ˌbɑ ləˈniz, -ˈnis, ˌbæl ə-/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Bali, its people, or their language.
noun, plural Balinese.
2.
a native or inhabitant of Bali.
3.
the language of Bali, an Indonesian language of the Austronesian family.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; < Dutch Balinees, equivalent to Bali Bali + -n- connective + -ees -ese
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British Dictionary definitions for Balinese

Balinese

/ˌbɑːlɪˈniːz/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Bali, its people, or their language
noun
2.
(pl) -nese. a native or inhabitant of Bali
3.
the language of the people of Bali, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family
4.
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