Sumbawa

Sumbawa

[soom-bah-wah]
noun
one of the Lesser Sunda Islands, in Indonesia: destructive eruption in 1815 of Mt. Tambora. 5965 sq. mi. (15,449 sq. km).
Dutch Soembawa.
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Sumbawa (suːmˈbɑːwə)
 
n
Former spelling: Soembawa a mountainous island in Indonesia, in the Lesser Sunda Islands, between Lombok and Flores islands. Pop: 1 540 000 (2000). Area: 14 750 sq km (5695 sq miles)

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