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BORNEO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Borneo mean? 

BORNEO (noun)
  The noun BORNEO has 1 sense:

1. 3rd largest island in the world; in the western Pacific north of Java; largely covered by dense jungle and rain forest; part of the Malay Archipelago

  Familiarity information: BORNEO used as a noun is very rare.


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BORNEO (noun)


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Meaning:

3rd largest island in the world; in the western Pacific north of Java; largely covered by dense jungle and rain forest; part of the Malay Archipelago

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Borneo; Kalimantan

Instance hypernyms:

island (a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water)

Meronyms (parts of "Borneo"):

Brunei; Negara Brunei Darussalam (a sultanate in northwestern Borneo; became independent of Great Britain in 1984)

Indonesian Borneo; Kalimantan (the part of Indonesia on the southern side of the island of Borneo)

East Malaysia (the part of Malaysia that is on the island of Borneo)

North Borneo; Sabah (a region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo)

Sarawak (a region of Malaysia on northwestern Borneo)

Meronyms (members of "Borneo"):

Bornean (a native or inhabitant of Borneo)

Holonyms ("Borneo" is a part of...):

East India; East Indies; Malay Archipelago (a group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia)


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