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Dilli

or Dilly

[dil-ee] /ˈdɪl i/
noun
1.
Dili.

Dili

or Dilli, Dilly

[dil-ee] /ˈdɪl i/
noun
1.
a city on NE Timor, in S Indonesia.
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  • The wind coming more from the northward, we shaped our course for Dilli, in Timor, on the chance of there hearing of the Emu.

    Mark Seaworth William H.G. Kingston
  • In five days we reached Dilli, which is a Portuguese settlement on the north-west coast of Timor.

    Mark Seaworth William H.G. Kingston
  • Who could prepare shiro, and wotz, and Dilli, like Etagainya?

    The Highlands of Ethiopia William Cornwallis Harris
  • I found the fruit in the Dilli of the natives on the 21st June, and afterwards most abundantly in the stomach of the emu.

  • My first remark was invariably, "Dilli nitchika," which means, "Put out your tongue."

    Under the Red Crescent Charles S. Ryan
British Dictionary definitions for Dilli

Dili

/ˈdiːliː/
noun
1.
the capital (from 2002) of independent East Timor: the former capital (until 1976) of Portuguese Timor. Pop: 50 000 (2005 est)
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