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[jah-yuh-poo r-uh] /ˌdʒɑ yəˈpʊər ə/

a city in and the capital of Irian Jaya, on the NE coast, in Indonesia.
[eer-ee-ahn jah-yah] /ˈɪər iˌɑn ˈdʒɑ yɑ/
the W part of the island of New Guinea, formerly a Dutch territory: a province of Indonesia since 1963. About 159,000 sq. mi. (411,810 sq. km).
Capital: Jayapura.
a port in NE Indonesia, capital of Papua (formerly Irian Jaya), on the N coast. Pop: 155 548 (2000) Former spelling Djajapura Former names Sukarnapura, Kotabaru, Hollandia
a former Indonesian name (1973–2001) for Papua (sense 2)


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