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Type Political Subdivision
Pronounced Pron. A-chehh  [key·IPA]
Other Forms FormsAtjeh

Meaning & History

From Acehnese Acèh of uncertain meaning. A popular belief is that it is derived from the backronym Arab, Cina, Eropa, Hindia meaning "Arab, China, Europe, Indies", referring to the major regions that have historically influenced Aceh. This is the name of a province of Indonesia located on the northern tip of Sumatra.
Added 2/25/2020 by HL
Edited 9/12/2021 by HL

See Also

User submissions Aćeh, Açeh, Ačeh, Acéh, Acèh