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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Krakatau, Krakatao, Krakatoa(noun)

    a small volcanic island in Indonesia between Java and Sumatra; its violent eruption in 1883 was the greatest in recorded history

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Krakatao

    a volcanic island in the narrow Strait of Sunda, between Java and Sumatra; was the scene of a terrific eruption in 1883, causing a tidal wave that swept round the globe, and raising quantities of dust that made the sunsets in Britain even more than usually red for three years.


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