Borneo

Borneo, an island in the Malay Archipelago, the third largest in the globe, Australia and New Guinea being larger; its length 800 m., and its breadth 700, covered with mountains in the interior, Kinabalu the highest (13,000 ft.); has no volcanoes; bordered all round with wide plains and low marshy ground; rich in vegetation and in minerals, in gold and precious stones; its forests abound with valuable timber, teak, ebony, &c.; all tropical crops and spices are cultivated; the population is Dyak, Malay, and Chinese; possessed in great part by the Dutch, and in the north part by the British.

Population (circa 1900) given as 1,800,000.

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

Borne, Ludwig * Bornholm
Boreas
Borghese
Borghesi, Count
Borgia, Cæsar
Borgia, Franceso
Borgia, Lucretia
Borgu
Borlase, William
Born, Bertrand
Borne, Ludwig
Borneo
Bornholm
Bornu
Boro Budor
Borodino
Bororo
Borough
Borough English
Borowlaski, Count
Borrome`an Islands
Borrome`o, St. Carlo

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