a city in the SW Russian Federation in Europe, S of Rostov, on the Don River.
a member of a group of people chiefly inhabiting north-central Sumatra. a member of a group of mountain-dwelling people of northeastern Palawan in the Philippines. either of the Austronesian languages spoken by the Batak peoples. Historical Examples Meanwhile the horrors at Batak had also aroused the indignation of Russia and the fears of Austria. The […]
- Batan islands
a group of islands in the N Philippines. 76 sq. mi. (197 sq. km). plural noun a group of islands in the Philippines, north of Luzon. Capital: Basco. Pop: 16 467 (2000). Area: 197 sq km (76 sq miles)
a city in NW New York. a town in NE Illinois. former name of Jakarta. Contemporary Examples According to one local Houston news report, the Batavia, New York native had been living in some sort of boarding house. Far-Right Texas Terrorist Planned Murder And Robbery Spree in the Name of ‘Liberty’ Caitlin Dickson March 31, […]
adjective of or relating to Batavia (a former name for Holland or Jakarta) or its inhabitants noun a native or inhabitant of Batavia Historical Examples A capital work,” said the batavian, “I read it some time since in Trajectum. Quintus Claudius, Volume 1 of 2 Ernst Eckstein It was evident that the batavian was not […]