East timor



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1.
a small country in SE Asia, comprising part of the island of Timor: colonized by Portugal in the 19th century; declared independence in 1975 but immediately invaded by Indonesia; under UN administration from 1999 and an independent state from 2002. It is mountainous with a monsoon climate; subsistence agriculture is the main occupation. Languages: Portuguese, Tetun (a lingua franca), and Bahasa Indonesia. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: US dollar. Capital: Dili. Pop: 1 172 390 (2013 est). Area: 14 874 sq km (5743 sq miles) Official name Timor-Leste

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  • East timorese

    adjective 1. of or relating to East Timor or its inhabitants noun 2. a native or inhabitant of East Timor

  • Eastwardly

    [eest-werd-lee] /ˈist wərd li/ adjective 1. having an direction or situation. 2. coming from the east: an eastwardly wind. adverb 3. toward the east. 4. from the east.



  • Eastward

    [eest-werd] /ˈist wərd/ adverb 1. Also, eastwards. toward the east. adjective 2. moving, bearing, facing, or situated toward the east. noun 3. the eastward part, direction, or point. /ˈiːstwəd/ adjective 1. situated or directed towards the east adverb 2. a variant of eastwards noun 3. the eastward part, direction, etc adv. Old English eastwærde; see […]

  • Eastwards

    [eest-werd] /ˈist wərd/ adverb 1. Also, eastwards. toward the east. adjective 2. moving, bearing, facing, or situated toward the east. noun 3. the eastward part, direction, or point. /ˈiːstwədz/ adverb 1. towards the east /ˈiːstwəd/ adjective 1. situated or directed towards the east adverb 2. a variant of eastwards noun 3. the eastward part, direction, […]



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