Definition of Borneo in English:

Borneo

Syllabification: Bor·ne·o
Pronunciation: /ˈbôrnēō
 
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A large island in the Malay Archipelago that is comprised of Kalimantan (a region of Indonesia), Sabah and Sarawak (states of Malaysia), and Brunei.

Derivatives

Bornean

adjective & noun
More example sentences
  • As night approaches, the male Bornean frog sings his love song in order to seduce the ladies.
  • The storm is very fierce, and they are cast out to sea, which they think is because the anchor has broken, but it is in fact because they have been towed by, apparently, Bornean natives.
  • As well, scientists now regard Bornean orangutans as forming three separate subspecies, with distinct differences even within subspecies in different areas.

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