Batavia

Batavia, the capital of Java, on the N. coast, and of the Dutch possessions in the Eastern Archipelago; the emporium, with a large trade, of the Far East; with a very mixed population. Also the ancient name of Holland; insula Batavorum it was called—that is, island of the Batavi, the name of the native tribes inhabiting it.

Population (circa 1900) given as 105,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Batangas * Bates, Henry Walter
Bassorah
Basti`a
Bastian, Adolf
Bastian, Dr. H. C.
Bastiat, Frédéric
Bastide, Jules
Bastille
Basutoland
Basutos
Batangas
Batavia
Bates, Henry Walter
Bath
Bath, Major
Bath, Order of the
Bathgate
Bathilda, St.
Bath`ori, Elizabeth
Bathos
Bath`urst
Bathurst

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