A city of northeast Java, Indonesia, on the Java Sea. It is an important naval base.
(place) Seaport in NE Java, Indonesia, opposite Madura.
Surabaya Sentence Examples
There are schools for higher education at Batavia, Surabaya and Semarang; at the first two of these towns are government schools for mechanical engineering, and at Batavia a crafts school and a medical school for natives.
Private mechanical and crafts schools are established at Jokjakarta, Surabaya and Semarang, and there is an agricultural school at Buitenzorg.
For European justice the High Court of Justice is established at Batavia; there are councils of justice at Batavia, Semarang and Surabaya,with authority not only over Java but over parts of the Outposts; there is a resident court of justice in each residency.
Surabaya is the principal mercantile town in Java.