Batavian /bəˈteɪvɪən/


I. noun

a member of the ancient Germanic people who inhabited the island of Betuwe between the Rhine and the Waal (now part of the Netherlands).
II. adjective

1. relating to the Batavians.
‹archaic› relating to the people of the Netherlands.
3. relating to Jakarta in Indonesia (formerly the Dutch East Indies).
– origin from Latin Batavia (from Batavi ‘the people of Betuwe’) + -an.

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