Definition of Sumatra in English:


Syllabification: Su·ma·tra
Pronunciation: /səˈmätrə
A large island in Indonesia, southwest of the Malay Peninsula, from which it is separated by the Strait of Malacca; chief city, Medan.



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  • West Sumatrans, the noted sociologist said, never thought of engaging in conflict with the central government as they were still traumatized by a short-lived armed rebellion in the late 1950s.
  • On the right, Sumatrans gather under a helicopter that is about to drop off food and other supplies; the photo shows the flooding that still exists.
  • Teguh said that Walhi has also filed a separate lawsuit against the same Japanese defendants, demanding that they rehabilitate the habitats of wild animals, like Sumatran tigers and elephants, which were damaged by the PLTA dam project.

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