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Bandar Seri Begawan  


      n   the capital of Brunei. Pop.: 21484 (1991),   (Former name)    Brunei         


Brunei  
      n  
1    a sultanate in NW Borneo, consisting of two separate areas on the South China Sea, otherwise bounded by Sarawak: controlled all of Borneo and parts of the Philippines and the Sulu Islands in the 16th century; under British protection since 1888; internally self-governing since 1971; became independent in 1984 as a member of the Commonwealth. The economy depends chiefly on oil and natural gas. Official language: Malay; English is also widely spoken. Religion: Muslim. Currency: Brunei dollar. Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan. Pop.: 300000 (1996). Area: 5765 sq. km (2226 sq. miles)         
2       the former name of       Bandar Seri Begawan  
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Brunei  
      n  
1    a sultanate in NW Borneo, consisting of two separate areas on the South China Sea, otherwise bounded by Sarawak: controlled all of Borneo and parts of the Philippines and the Sulu Islands in the 16th century; under British protection since 1888; internally self-governing since 1971; became independent in 1984 as a member of the Commonwealth. The economy depends chiefly on oil and natural gas. Official language: Malay; English is also widely spoken. Religion: Muslim. Currency: Brunei dollar. Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan. Pop.: 300000 (1996). Area: 5765 sq. km (2226 sq. miles)  
2       the former name of       Bandar Seri Begawan  

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Brunel, brunet, brucine, bruin

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