An island of south-central Indonesia in the Lesser Sunda Islands east of Bali, from which it is separated by the Lombok Strait. Long ruled by Bali, the island was annexed to the Dutch East Indies in 1894.
(place) Island of Indonesia, between Bali & Sumbawa: 2,098 sq mi (5,434 sq km)
Lombok Sentence Examples
Bali is separated from Lombok by a strait not more than 15 m.
Then, of forms which are but weakly represented, we have the otherwise abundant thrushes (Turdidae), and, above all, the woodpeckers (Picidae), of which only very few species, out of 400, just cross the boundary and occur in Lombok, Celebes or the Moluccas, but are unknown elsewhere in the region."
In 1882, for administrative purposes, Bali was separated from Java and combined with the island of Lombok to form the Dutch residency of Lombok and Bali.