noun see Macassar

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  • Makassarese — /meuh kas euh reez , rees /, n., pl. Makassarese for 1. 1. a member of a Muslim people of southwestern Sulawesi, near Ujung Pandang, closely related to the Buginese. 2. the Austronesian language of the Makassarese. Also, Macassarese, Makasarese.… …   Universalium

  • Makassarese — Ma•kas•sar•ese or Macassarese or Ma•kas•ar•ese [[t]məˌkæs əˈriz, ˈris[/t]] n. pl. ese 1) peo a member of a people living on the southernmost end of SW Sulawesi in Indonesia, esp. in and around Ujung Pandang 2) peo the Austronesian language of the …   From formal English to slang

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