Soerabaja


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Soerabaja:

see SurabayaSurabaya,
 Surabaja,
or Soerabaja
, city (1990 pop. 2,473,272), capital of East Java prov., NE Java, Indonesia, on the Mas River just above its mouth at the western end of Madura Strait.
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Surabaya

, Surabaja, Soerabaja
a port in Indonesia, on E Java on the Surabaya Strait: the country's second port and chief naval base; university (1954); fishing and ship-building industries; oil refinery. Pop.: 2 599 796 (2000)
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First up was a strike on Soerabaja Harbor, Java on the night of April 24, 1945.
On May 7 the 868th BS returned to Soerabaja with a vengeance.
Either the squadron overcame its difficulties or the men at Morotai received updated guidance, as ferret B-24 #464 flew a mission with a radio intercept operator on April 27 for the attack on Soerabaja harbor.
Soerabaja compares unfavourably with other Dutch East Indian towns, on account of the greater part of the dwelling-houses not being detached, in the midst of beautifully shaded grounds, but built close together, and bordering on the streets.
Now this may give to Soerabaja a livelier and more European character, but it makes it at the same time dirtier, more oppressive, and less desirable to live in.
As a final point, and adding the disagreeable climate to its list of grievances, the guide book concludes by advising travellers "to stay no longer at Soerabaja than is necessary" (ibid.
even ventured to compare it to the Leidseplein in Amsterdam" (Nieuwe Soerabaja Courant, 13 November 1914).
14 "Kort verslag omtrent de voorgevallen onlusten in de afdeeling Sidoardjo"; "Verslag omtrent de 27 Mei 1904 in de afdeeling Sidoardjo der residentie Soerabaja voorgevallen onlusten".
19 Onderzoek naar de Mindere Welvaart der Inlandsche Bevolking op Java en Madoera [hereafter OMW]: Samentrekking van de Afdeelingsverslagen over de uitkomsten der onderzoekingen haar De Economie van de Desa in de Residentie Soerabaja (Weltevreden: Boekhandel Visser, 1909) [hereafter ED Residentie Soerabaja], p.
In the districts mentioned above, 3,566 out of 16,638 hectares of sawah were leased by big landholding peasants; "Verslag omtrent de 27 Mei 1904 in de afdeeling Sidoardjo der residentie Soerabaja voorgevallen onlusten".
24 OMW: Samentrekking van de Afdeelingsverslagen over de uitkomsten der onderzoekingen naar de Vischteelt en Visscherij in de Residentie Soerabaja (Batavia: Landsdrukkerij, 1905) [hereafter VV Residentie Soerabaja], p.
The frontier-like 'Desa Soekakerdja' (Village of Industriousness) is commissioned by an agency called Penoeloeng Penganggoeran Tionghoa (Chinese Unemployment Support) based in Soerabaja.