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Descriptor in English: Borneo
Descriptor in Spanish: Borneo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Bornéu
Descriptor in French: Bornéo
Tree number(s): Z01.252.145.103
Z01.639.160
Scope note: An island in the Malay Archipelago, east of Sumatra, north of Java, and west of Celebes. It is the third largest island in the world. Its name is a Portuguese alteration of BRUNEI, located on it. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p163; Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p73)
Annotation: an island in the Malay Archipelago; 3d largest island in the world
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS UI: 1917
Descriptor UI: D001893
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Borneo - Preferred
Concept UI M0002829
Scope note An island in the Malay Archipelago, east of Sumatra, north of Java, and west of Celebes. It is the third largest island in the world. Its name is a Portuguese alteration of BRUNEI, located on it. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p163; Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p73)
Preferred term Borneo



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