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(both: sā`räm), island, c.6,600 sq mi (17,100 sq km), E Indonesia, W of New Guinea, second largest of the MoluccasMoluccas
or Spice Islands,
Bahasa Indonesia Maluku, Du. Molukken, island group and prov. (1990 pop. 1,856,075), c.32,300 sq mi (83,660 sq km), E Indonesia, between Sulawesi and New Guinea. The capital of the province is Ambon, on Ambon island.
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; also called Seran or Serang. Its chief port and town is Masohi. Traversed by a central mountain range rising to 9,905 ft (3,019 m) at Mt. Binaiyi, the island is c.210 mi (340 km) long and c.40 mi (60 km) wide. The interior has dense rain forests and is largely unexplored. Copra, resin, sago, and fish are important products. Oil is exploited in the northeast near Bula. Portuguese missionaries were active there in the 16th cent. Dutch trading posts were opened in the early 17th cent., and the island came under nominal Dutch control c.1650.


, Ceram
an island in Indonesia, in the Moluccas, separated from New Guinea by the Ceram Sea: mountainous and densely forested. Area: 17 150 sq. km (6622 sq. miles)
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Seram Island is divided into 3 regencies of Central Maluku with the capital of Masohi, East Seram with capital Bula and West Seram with capital Piru.
The most successful traders in Papuan goods, which included birds of paradise, were those from 'Southeast Seram', a general term used in this essay to refer to what the Dutch in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries called 'East Seram'.
por medio de la enumeracion de conductas que se van acumulando para resultar en un comportamiento hiperbolico, como el proceder de Gemelo en I 10 (introducidas por la conjuncion et), o las acciones en apariencia indicadoras de luto de Selio en II 1, oraciones precedidas de la conjuncion quod y cada una con elementos llenos de expresividad: terit seram, quiddam lugubre, pectus pulsat, comam vellit.
In September 2006, KUFPEC sold 67% of its shares in Seram to China Setec Seram Energy and another 16% to Kuwait's Gulf Petroleum Investment Co.
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(33) Domokos CLa morfologia verbale" 268) notes the only future forms for essere in Bonvesin are: sero, serd, sera, seram and seran.
But the return of Indika de Seram made the big difference.
In Maluku, road networks will be built on the islands of Buru, Seram, and Halmahera, as well as in Ambon and nearby towns.
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"Similarly, we can be proud of the fact that exceptionally talented artistes from South Asia like Zubin Mehta, Rohan de Seram and Rohad de Silva have made an indelible mark in the world of Western music."
Fiquei satisfeita, realizei o trabalho Sireito e Seram boss resultaSos [...] (e1, e4).
His diaries, which cover three expeditions, reveal an engagingly enthusiastic mind: his first outing was to examine an oilfield on the island of Seram, and not only was he pleased to discover that the island was 'geologically almost unknown', he didn't appear too distressed by the codicil: 'It was said that its inhabitants were still mainly head-hunters.'