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Type Settlement
Pronounced Pron. /ma.ˈkas.sar/(Indonesian)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From the Makassarese phrase akkasaraki nabbiya meaning "appearance of the prophet", taken from a legend in which a 16th-century king was supposedly approached by Muhammad himself. This is the name of the capital city of the Indonesian province of South Sulawesi.
Added 8/28/2020 by HL
Edited 9/9/2021 by HL