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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Batavia.
 
The Netherlands; so called from the Bata’vi, a Celtic tribe who dwelt there.   1
       
“Flat Batavia’s willowy groves.”
       
Wordsworth.
 


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