Definitions for irian jayaˈɪər iˌɑn ˈdʒɑ yɑ
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I•ri•an Ja•yaˈɪər iˌɑn ˈdʒɑ yɑ(n.)
a province of Indonesia in the W part of the island of New Guinea: a Dutch territory until 1963. 1,173,875; ab. 159,000 sq. mi. (411,810 sq. km).
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Cap.: Jayapura.; Also called West Irian.; Formerly, Netherlands New Guinea , Dutch New Guinea.