independent sultanate on the N coast of Borneo, consisting of two enclaves in the Malaysian state of Sarawak: under British protection from 1888 to 1983; member of the Commonwealth: 2,228 sq mi (5,770 sq km); cap. Bandar Seri Begawan
A sultanate of northern Borneo on the South China Sea. Formerly a self-governing British protectorate, it became fully independent on January 1, 1984. Bandar Seri Begawan is the capital.
- A country in Southeast Asia.