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Greater Sunda Islands

noun
1.
See under Sunda Islands.

Sunda Islands

[suhn-duh; Dutch soon-dah] /ˈsʌn də; Dutch ˈsun dɑ/
noun
1.
a chain of islands in Indonesia, in the Malay Archipelago, including Borneo, Sumatra, Java, and Sulawesi (Greater Sunda Islands) and a group of smaller islands extending E from Java to Timor (Lesser Sunda Islands)
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Greater Sunda Islands

plural noun
1.
a group of islands in the W Malay Archipelago, forming the larger part of the Sunda Islands: consists of Borneo, Sumatra, Java, and Sulawesi

Sunda Islands

/ˈsʌndə/
plural noun
1.
a chain of islands in the Malay Archipelago, consisting of the Greater Sunda Islands (chiefly Sumatra, Java, Borneo, and Sulawesi) and Nusa Tenggara (the Lesser Sunda Islands) Former spelling Soenda Islands
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