Bangka definition by Webster's New World
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island of Indonesia, off the SE coast of Sumatra: tin-mining center: 4,600 sq mi (11,914 sq km)
Bangka definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An island of western Indonesia in the Java Sea separated from Sumatra by the narrow Strait of Bangka. Tin was discovered here in the early 1700s.