krakatoa

Krakatau

[krak-uh-tou, krah-kuh-]
noun
a volcano and small island in Indonesia, between Java and Sumatra: violent eruption 1883.
Also, Krakatao, Krakatoa [krak-uh-toh-uh, krah-kuh-] .
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Krakatoa or Krakatau (ˌkrɑːkəˈtəʊə, ˌkrækəˈtəʊə, ˌkrɑːkəˈtaʊ, ˌkrækəˈtaʊ)
 
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Also called: Rakata a volcanic island in Indonesia, in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra: partially destroyed by its eruption in 1883, the greatest in recorded history. Further eruptions 44 years later formed a new island, Anak Krakatau ("Child of Krakatau")
 
Krakatau or Krakatau
 
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