Timor

Timor, the largest of the long chain of islands which stretches eastward from Java, of volcanic formation, mountainous, wooded, and possessing deposits of various metals, but mainly exports maize, sandal-wood, wax, tortoise-shell, &c.; population consists chiefly of Papuans, whose native chiefs are the real rulers of the island, which belongs, the W. portion of it to Holland and the E. to Portugal; E. of Timor lies a group of three low-lying islands of coral formation, known as Timor-Laut or Tenimber Islands (25); Dutch possession.

Population (circa 1900) given as 500,000.

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

Timon of Phlius * Timothy
Tiers État
Tiflis
Tigris
Tilbury Fort
Tillotson, John Robert
Tilly, Johann Tserklaes, Count of
Tilsit
Timbuctoo
Timoleon
Timon of Phlius
Timor
Timothy
Timur the Tartar
Tindal, Matthew
Tinewald, The
Tinnevelli
Tintagel Head
Tintern Abbey
Tintoretto
Tipperary
Tippoo Saib

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