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Timorese

[tee-maw-reez, -rees] /ˌti mɔˈriz, -ˈris/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Timor.
noun, plural Timorese.
2.
a native or inhabitant of Timor.
Origin of Timorese
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  • The Timorese of the interior are dusky brown or blackish, with bushy frizzled hair, and the long Papuan nose.

    The Malay Archipelago Alfred Russell Wallace
  • The Timorese are generally great thieves, but are not bloodthirsty.

    The Malay Archipelago Alfred Russell Wallace
  • In their excitable disposition, loud voices, and fearless demeanour, the Timorese closely resemble the people of New Guinea.

    The Malay Archipelago Alfred Russell Wallace
  • The people are like the Timorese with frizzly or wavy hair and of a coppery brown colour.

    The Malay Archipelago Alfred Russell Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for Timorese

Timorese

/ˌtiːmɔːˈriːz/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Timor or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Timor
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