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[suhn-duh; Dutch soon-dah] /ˈsʌn də; Dutch ˈsun dɑ/
a chain of islands in Indonesia, in the Malay Archipelago, including Borneo, Sumatra, Java, and Sulawesi (Greater Sunda Islands) and a group of smaller islands extending E from Java to Timor (Lesser Sunda Islands)
Sunda Islands
plural noun
a chain of islands in the Malay Archipelago, consisting of the Greater Sunda Islands (chiefly Sumatra, Java, Borneo, and Sulawesi) and Nusa Tenggara (the Lesser Sunda Islands) Former spelling Soenda Islands


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