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Scripts ꦱꦼꦩꦫꦁ(Javanese) Սեմարանգ(Armenian) Семаранг(Bulgarian, Russian)
Pronounced Pron. sə-MAH-rang(English) SEH-MA-RANG(French) SEH-MA-RAHNG(French) syeh-MU-rank(Russian) seh-ma-RANGG(Spanish) [key·IPA]
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Meaning & History
From Indonesian asam meaning "tamarind" and jarang meaning "rare, seldom", a reference to the tamarind trees in the area that rarely grew close together. This is the name of a city in Indonesia that serves as the capital of Central Java province.