What is another word for sumatra?

2 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ suːmˈɑːtɹə], [ suːmˈɑːtɹə], [ s_uː_m_ˈɑː_t_ɹ_ə]

Sumatra is a famous and picturesque island of Indonesia that is known for its biodiversity, stunning landscapes, and diverse culture. There are various synonymous terms that are often used to refer to Sumatra, including Samudra, which means sea in the Sanskrit language, Tanah Melayu, which means Malay land, Pulau Khatulistiwa, which means the equator island, and Sumatera, which is the standard Indonesian name for the island. Other terms that are used include Swarnadwipa, which translates to the island of gold and Tunggul Bute, which means the backbone of the nation, referring to Sumatra's strategic position in the Indonesian archipelago.

Synonyms for Sumatra:

  • n.

    location
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  • Equivalence

    • Proper noun, singular
      sumatera.

What are the hypernyms for Sumatra?

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  • Other hypernyms:

    island, volcanic island, Indian Ocean island, Indonesian island, Island belonging to Indonesia, Southeast Asian island.

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Usage examples for Sumatra

Having run down the coast of sumatra, and touched at Bencoolen, was standing across the Indian Ocean, when towards sunset a large ship was descried from the mast-head, to the south-west.
"Won from the Waves"
W.H.G. Kingston
He funked horribly but he funked losing his job still more, and he took her home as far as Port Said, with a cargo of tobacco from sumatra.
"Command"
William McFee
They joined the ship off the coast of sumatra, as we left the entrance to the Malacca Straits, introducing themselves at first with noisy vehemence and piercing cries, as if to assert their presence and purpose, a proceeding which was not again repeated.
"The Pearl of India"
Maturin M. Ballou

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