Definitions for kalimantanˌkɑ liˈmɑn tɑn

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word kalimantan

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Indonesian Borneo, Kalimantan(noun)

    the part of Indonesia on the southern side of the island of Borneo

  2. Borneo, Kalimantan(noun)

    3rd largest island in the world; in the western Pacific to the north of Java; largely covered by dense jungle and rain forest; part of the Malay Archipelago


  1. Kalimantan

    In English, the term Kalimantan refers to the Indonesian portion of the island of Borneo, while in Indonesian, the term "Kalimantan" refers to the whole island of Borneo. The Indonesian territory makes up 73% of the island by area, and 69.5% by population. The non-Indonesian parts of Borneo are of Brunei and East Malaysia, the latter comprising the states of Sabah and Sarawak. The region within Indonesia is also known as Indonesian Borneo. Kalimantan's total area is 544,150 square kilometres. Kalimantan is divided into five provinces:

Images & Illustrations of kalimantan


Find a translation for the kalimantan definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these kalimantan definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"kalimantan." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 28 Nov. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for kalimantan? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for kalimantan:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.