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Type Political Subdivision, Island & Region
Pronounced Pron. /ˈman.tan/(Indonesian)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Means "burning weather (island)" from Sanskrit काल (kala) meaning "time, season" and मन्थान (manthana) meaning "churning, agitating, stirring". This is the name of the Indonesian portion of the island of Borneo, though it is used to refer to the entire island in Indonesian. It is also the name of several Indonesian provinces.
Added 3/14/2020 by HL
Edited 10/7/2021 by HL