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Type Island & Political Subdivision
Pronounced Pron. /sʊm.ˈba.wa/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From a Portuguese corruption of the name Sambawa, which is most likely derived from Sanskrit शम्भु (shambhu) meaning "beneficent, benevolent" (also a name for the Hindu god Shiva). This is the name of an island in Indonesia as well as a regency of the Indonesian province of West Nusa Tenggara.
Added 4/25/2023 by anonymous