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Etymology

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Particularly: “The name Sulawesi possibly comes from the words sula ("island") and besi ("iron") and may refer to the historical export of iron from the rich Lake Matano iron deposits. The name came into common use in English following Indonesian independence.”

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Sulawesi

  1. An island in Indonesia, the world's eleventh-largest island.

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Dutch

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Etymology

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˌsu.laːˈʋeː.si/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: Su‧la‧we‧si
  • Rhymes: -eːsi

Proper noun

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Sulawesi n

  1. Sulawesi (an island in Indonesia, the world's eleventh-largest island)

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Indonesian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [sulaˈwesi]
  • Hyphenation: Su‧la‧we‧si

Proper noun

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Sulawesi

  1. Sulawesi (an island in Indonesia, the world's eleventh-largest island)

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Descendants

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  • English: Sulawesi
  • Dutch: Sulawesi

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Portuguese

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Sulawesi f

  1. Sulawesi (an island in Indonesia, the world's eleventh-largest island)
    Synonym: Celebes

Spanish

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Sulawesi ?

  1. Sulawesi (an island in Indonesia, the world's eleventh-largest island)