an island in Indonesia, E of Sumatra: tin mines. 4611 sq. mi. (11,942 sq. km).
The island of Bangka is occupied mostly by a branch of the Passumahs.
The Races of Man Joseph Deniker
Of this sand, at Bangka, a pikul, or 133 pounds is said to yield about 75 pounds of the metal.
The History of Sumatra William Marsden
an island in Indonesia, separated from Sumatra by the Bangka Strait. Chief town: Pangkalpinang. Area: about 11 914 sq km (4600 sq miles)
a seaport in and the capital of Thailand, in the S central part, on the Chao Phraya. (lowercase) a kind of Siamese straw. (lowercase) a hat woven of strands of this straw. Formerly Siam. a kingdom in SE Asia: official name of Siam 1939–45 and since 1949. 198,242 sq. mi. (513,445 sq. km). Capital: Bangkok. […]
noun another name for Bengali (sense 2) Contemporary Examples On Choturmatrik, a bangla blog, Taef Ahmad had written: “Even wild animals living in the jungle are more humane than this.” Mauled by Her Husband? Asra Q. Nomani July 15, 2011
republic in S Asia, N of the Bay of Bengal: a member of the Commonwealth of Nations; a former province of Pakistan. 54,501 sq. mi. (141,158 sq. km). Capital: Dhaka. Contemporary Examples Whereas in 2002 Bangladesh saw 500 attacks annually, it now sees about 100 per year. Oscar-Winning ‘Saving Face’ Directors’ Battle to End Horror […]
a native or inhabitant of Bangladesh. of, relating to, or characteristic of Bangladesh or its people. Contemporary Examples But, utilizing a topless, Bangladeshi model to promote the cause? American Apparel Stirs Up Controversy…Again Erin Cunningham March 5, 2014 There are no innocents in Bangladeshi politics and every politician is tainted by accusations of corruption. Bangladesh’s […]