meaning of Borneo

Borneo meaning in Etymology Dictionary

large area in Indonesia, from Portuguese alteration of Brunei, which will be now title of a sultanate on area. This really is Hindi and most likely in the end from Sanskrit bhumi "land, region."

Borneo meaning in General Dictionary

third biggest area in the field; within the western Pacific to the north of Java; mainly included in thick jungle and rain forest; an element of the Malay Archipelago

Sentence Examples with the word Borneo

The Australian flora has extensions at high levels in the tropics; such exists on Kinabalu in Borneo under the equator.

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