Definition of Dutch east indies

1. Noun. A republic in southeastern Asia on an archipelago including more than 13,000 islands; achieved independence from the Netherlands in 1945; the principal oil producer in the Far East and Pacific regions.




Definition of Dutch east indies

1. Proper noun. A former Dutch colony in modern-day Indonesia. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dutch East Indies

Dusanbe
Duse
Dushanbe
Dusicyon
Dusicyon cancrivorus
Dusseldorf
Dust Bowl
Dustin
Dustin Hoffman
Dusty
Dusun
Dusuns
Dutch
Dutch-elm beetle
Dutch-processed cocoa
Dutch East Indies
Dutch Guiana
Dutch Leonard
Dutch Limburg
Dutch Low Saxon
Dutch New Guinea
Dutch Sign Language
Dutch West Indies
Dutch act
Dutch angle
Dutch angles
Dutch arrow
Dutch arrows
Dutch auction
Dutch auctions

Literary usage of Dutch east indies

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1. The International Geography by Hugh Robert Mill (1915)
"THE dutch east indies Government and Administration.—With the exception of the Philippine Islands, British Borneo, and half of the island of Timor the whole ..."

2. Australasia by Alfred Russel Wallace, Augustus Henry Keane (1888)
"THE dutch east indies. 1. Extent and Importance. )BT all the groups south of the Philippines—extend- om Pulo Nias on the west of Sumatra to the Aru near New ..."

3. The Results of Slavery. by Augustin Cochin (1863)
"I. THE dutch east indies. THE Dutch; small in territory, but great in history and character, are among the peoples of Europe that do most honor to the human ..."

4. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute, Ontario Mining Institute (1902)
"Mineral Statistics of the dutch east indies.—According to advance official statistics of the mineral production of the dutch east indies in 1901, ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1907)
"Chemical Research in the dutch east indies. By Dr. GRESHOFF. 4. The Utilisation of Nitrogen in Air by Plants. By T. JAMIESON, FIC MONDAY, AUGUST 6. ..."

6. A Treatise on Ore Deposits by John Arthur Phillips (1884)
"The total amount of tin exported from Penang and Singapore in 1882 was 15942 tons.1 dutch east indies, &c. Holland produces no valuable metallic minerals, ..."

7. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1901)
"18 several measures were introduced to facilitate the moral and material development of the dutch east indies, where the financial conditions were equally ..."

8. A Text-book of Commercial Geography by Cyrus C[ornelius] Adams (1901)
"CHAPTER XLI OTHER COUNTRIES OP ASIA PERSIA, MASKAT, AFGHANISTAN, STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, SIAM, FRENCH INDO-CHINA, KOREA, dutch east indies Russia and England ..."

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