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- The capital city of Indonesia.
- 2006, Obama, Barack, The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream, New York, N.Y.: Crown Publishers, →ISBN, page 273:
- And in fact, forgetting the past was easy to do in Indonesia. Jakarta was still a sleepy backwater in those days, with few buildings over four or five stories high, cycle rickshaws outnumbering cars, the city center and wealthier sections of town—with their colonial elegance and lush, well-tended lawns—quickly giving way to clots of small villages with unpaved roads and open sewers, dusty markets, and shanties of mud and brick and plywood and corrugated iron that tumbled down gentle banks to murky rivers where families bathed and washed laundry like pilgrims in the Ganges.
- (metonymically) The Indonesian government.
- 2010, Herman, Edward; Peterson, David, The Politics of Genocide, New York: Monthly Review Press, →ISBN, page 90:
- In an effort to make sure the referendum would not take place or that the Timorese would at least approve the outcome desired by Jakarta, the Indonesians launched yet another campaign of terror and killings, the violence dramatically increasing in the months before the UN agreement and culminating in the weeks after the vote on August 30.
- A province of Indonesia, containing the capital city.
capital of Indonesia
- Djakarta (dated, pre-1967)
- “Jakarta” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.
- (Johor-Selangor) IPA(key): /d͡ʒaka(r)tə/
- (Riau-Lingga) IPA(key): /d͡ʒaka(r)ta/
- Rhymes: -a(r)tə, -tə, -ə
- Alternative spelling of
- Jakarta in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk