Definition of Indonesia in English:

Indonesia

proper noun

  • A SE Asian country consisting of many islands in the Malay Archipelago; population 257,600,000 (estimated 2015); languages, Indonesian (official), Malay, Balinese, Chinese, Javanese, and others; capital, Jakarta (on Java).

    Former name (until 1949) Dutch East Indies

Origin

From Indo- + Greek nēsos ‘island’.

Pronunciation

Indonesia

/ˌɪndəˈniːzɪə//ˌɪndəˈniːʒə/