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Batavia

, city, United States
Batavia (bətāˈvēə), city (2020 pop. 15,600), seat of Genesee co., W N.Y.; inc. 1915. It was laid out in 1801 by Joseph Ellicott, agent for the Holland Land Company. Batavia produces a variety of light manufactures. The city was a center of the Anti-Masonic movement in the 19th cent. Attica prison, site of a 1971 uprising, is nearby.
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Batavia

1. an ancient district of the Netherlands, on an island at the mouth of the Rhine
2. an archaic or literary name for Holland
3. a former name for Jakarta
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