Sunda Islands
geographical name islands Malay Archipelago comprising the Greater Sunda Islands (Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Sulawesi, & adjacent islands) & the Lesser Sunda Islands (extending E from Bali to Timor); with exception of N Borneo, belongs to Indonesia

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  • Sunda Islands — [sun′də; ] Du [ so͞on′dä] group of islands in the Malay Archipelago, consisting of two smaller groups: Greater Sunda Islands (Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Sulawesi, & small nearby islands) & Lesser Sunda Islands (Bali & islands stretching east through… …   English World dictionary

  • Sunda Islands — The Sunda Islands are a group of islands that form part of the Malay archipelago.[1] They are further divided into the Greater Sunda Islands and the Lesser Sunda Islands. Contents 1 Administration 2 List of Islands …   Wikipedia

  • Sunda Islands — /sun deuh/; Du. /soohn dah/ a chain of islands in Indonesia, in the Malay Archipelago, including Borneo, Sumatra, Java, and Sulawesi (Greater Sunda Islands); and a group of smaller islands extending E from Java to Timor (Lesser Sunda Islands).… …   Universalium

  • Sunda Islands — Sun′da Is′lands [[t]ˈsʌn də[/t]] n. pl. geg a chain of islands in Indonesia, in the Malay Archipelago, including Borneo, Sumatra, Java, and Sulawesi (Greater Sunda Islands) and a group of smaller islands extending E from Java to Timor(Lesser… …   From formal English to slang

  • Sunda Islands — /sʌndə ˈaɪləndz/ (say sunduh uyluhndz), /sʊndə/ (say soonduh) plural noun an island chain in the Malay Archipelago, most of the islands being part of Indonesia. See Greater Sunda Islands, Lesser Sunda Islands …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sunda Islands — noun a chain of islands in the western Malay Archipelago • Instance Hypernyms: ↑archipelago • Part Holonyms: ↑Malay Archipelago, ↑East Indies, ↑East India • Part Meronyms: ↑Greater Sunda Islands, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • SUNDA ISLANDS —    a name sometimes applied to the long chain of islands stretching SE. from the Malay Peninsula to North Australia, including Sumatra, Timor, &c., but more correctly designates the islands Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores, Sandalwood Island, &c.,… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Lesser Sunda Islands — Geography Location South East Asia Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Greater Sunda Islands — Infobox Islands name = Greater Sunda Islands image caption = locator native name = native name link = location = South East Asia coordinates= coord|0|00|N|110|00|E|region:ID type:isle archipelago = Sunda Islands total islands = major islands =… …   Wikipedia

  • Greater Sunda Islands — /ˈsʌndə/ (say sunduh), /ˈsʊndə/ (say soonduh) plural noun a group of islands forming the larger part of the Sunda Islands in the western Malay Archipelago; comprises the Indonesian islands of Sulawesi, Java, Sumatra and also Borneo which is… …   Australian English dictionary

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