Achinese



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Historical Examples

He said that in the interior the Dutch were still fighting the Achinese.
My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands George Francis Train

A rich mine of copper is worked at Mukki near Labuan-haji, by the Achinese.
The History of Sumatra William Marsden

The Achinese in the meantime fitted their canoe with outriggers on each side, and made a mast and a substantial sail with mats.
Notable Voyagers W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith

The Achinese proved that; they held the force at bay for hours in a gorge, though less than a score.
The Woodlands Orchids Frederick Boyle

The Achinese differ much in their persons from the other Sumatrans, being in general taller, stouter, and of darker complexions.
The History of Sumatra William Marsden

They are a thick stout dark race of people, something resembling the Achinese; and in general they are addicted to smoking opium.
The History of Sumatra William Marsden

I did not, on the occasion of my first visit, see anything of the Achinese.
My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands George Francis Train

At length the Achinese gave way, after losing fifty sail of different sizes, and twenty thousand men.
The History of Sumatra William Marsden

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