Nias
geographical name island Indonesia in Indian Ocean off W coast of Sumatra area 1569 square miles (4064 square kilometers), population 314,829 • Niassan noun

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  • Nias — Ni as, n. [F. niais. See {Eyas}.] A young hawk; an eyas; hence, an unsophisticated person. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Nias — Island, Indonesia, in the Indian Ocean. The largest island in a chain along the western coast of Sumatra, it is 80 mi (129 km) long and 30 mi (48 km) wide, with an area of 1,842 sq mi (4,772 sq km). Most of the people are animists (see animism)… …   Universalium

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