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[ jah-vuh or especially for 2, jav-uh ]SEE DEFINITION OF java
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Of the Asiatic islands Java has the largest and oldest railroad system.

It is the same with the puzes of Java, the girls in the Japanese tea-houses, etc.

I was steering for Java—another blessed name—like Bankok, you know.

In August the Java was launched at Baltimore before 20,000 spectators.

There would be the Java coast within two or three miles, off Angier Point.

Another fish, the Chelinous of Java, also acts in this manner.

Most of the trade finds its way to Pontiana, Benjar, or Java, in prows.

The defeat of the "Java" closed the warfare on the ocean during 1812.

Nevertheless, it was cultivated in Java as early as the year 1603.

On the 26th, saw the island of Java; and on the 30th, anchored at Samarang.

WORD ORIGIN

1850, originally a kind of coffee grown on Java and nearby islands of modern Indonesia. By early 20c., coffee generally. The island name is shortened from Sanskrit Yavadvipa "Island of Barley," from yava "barley" + dvipa "island."

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